Why University of Lapland?
In 2011, Ekaterina Britcyna from Russia arrived
in Lapland for the first time as an exchange student. Two years later, as a PhD
student, she returned to experience the winter, the wilderness and one of the
greatest dishes ever – moose.
Read more about how to apply
We have two application periods for doctoral studies:
- in autumn from 1 September to 20 October 2016 by 15:00 and
- in spring from 1 March to 18 April 2017 by 15:00.
Please note: in autumn 2016, the Faculty of Social Sciences has its own application period, ending on 15 November at 15:00.
The dates and times are local Finnish time. If your application is successful, your study right begins either on 1 January or 1 August, depending on whether you applied in spring or autumn.
Academic fields and doctoral programmes