Current deadlines related to doctoral courses and activities

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Here are some key dates to be aware of when arranging doctoral courses and other doctoral education activities.

Course syllabus

Friday 1 September 2017 - deadline for submitting (for review) a new or revised syllabus in KIWAS for a spring semester 2018 course.

Course occasion

Friday 22 September 2017 - deadline for entering a course occasion in KIWAS for the spring semester 2018.

Funding of freestanding courses

Friday 1 September 2017 is deadline for submitting an application for funding for the spring semester 2018. This only refers to courses that are not part of a doctoral programme or are to be wholly financed in another way, see Applying for funding for freestanding courses. Same date applies to application for funding of so called additional costs when arranging courses in international collaborations.

Funding of courses within doctoral programmes

Contact a doctoral programme (or several) well in advance to apply for having the course included in the programme.

Course catalogue and application period

The course catalogue is open annually for application during the approximate periods: 15 April - 15 May (for autumn semester) and 15 October - 15 November (for spring semester) - subject to a different start/end date depending upon the day of the week.
For the spring semester 2018 catalogue the application period will be 16 April - 15 May 2017.

Funding of doctoral education activities

Application for doctoral activities other than courses can be submitted at four occasions a year. Read more about applying for this kind of funding. Coming application deadlines are:
- 22 May, 2017
- 25 August, 2017
- 10 November, 2017

Please see Applying for funding of doctoral education activities.


Administrative officer

Anna Gustafsson

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 860 18

Chair of the Course and programme committee

Lennart Nilsson

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 810 99

Vice chair of the Course and programme committee

Lena Von Koch


Coordinator of doctoral education

Ingeborg van der Ploeg

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 867 00

Doctoral education