How to Apply for Doctoral Studies

Who Can Apply - Am I Eligible?

Educational Background

An applicant who has taken a degree equivalent to the Finnish master’s degree can be admitted to doctor’s degree studies at the University of Lapland. If the University deems a degree deficient in some respect, the applicant may have to supplement his/her studies before beginning doctoral studies. No entrance examination is required.

It is possible to complete a general PhD in all faculties, however the research topic needs to linked with the disciplines studied in the desired faculty.

Admission information and contact details can be found in the Faculty specific pages in the right side of the page and the pages of ULapland Graduate School.