Doctoral studies

Your ambition is in doctoral studies – that’s great! The Faculty of Social Sciences is a dynamic research environment that encourages innovative thinking. 

The application period for doctoral studies in spring 2017 is from 1 March to 18 April by 15:00 (local Finnish time). You should apply via our online application system. If your application is successful, your study right begins on 1 August.

All ULapland doctoral candidates belong to a faculty and a doctoral programme. Therefore, in addition to belonging to the Faculty of Social Sciences, you should choose a programme of interest.

Guidelines on how to apply:  

Doctoral programmes:

- Culture-based service design  

- Communities and changing work   

- General doctoral programme

- Northern cultures and natural resource politics  


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