Information for PhD students admitted between 1 July 2013 and 31 Dec 2017

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Identify a mentor

Must be identified within the first year - send an email to the doctoral administrator

Who can be a Mentor?

A person who:

  • Can advise you in any aspect of your personal and professional development 
  • Is not directly involved in your research project
  • Is not your family member 

So choose someone you trust to give you honest and constructive advice.

Take the introduction course

Must be completed within the first year

Doctoral education begins with a compulsory centrally-arranged introduction course.

We strongly recommend you sign up as soon as possible, as the earlier you do it, the more you’ll get out of it.

  1. Apply for the introductuíon course
  2. Complete two web courses before you participate in the oral lecture
  3. Participate in the oral lecture
  4. Your participation is registered in Ladok

No higher education credits are awarded for the Introduction course.  



Doctoral administrator

Educational administrator

Kseniya Hartvigsson

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 832 37
Organizational unit: Central administration
E-mail: kseniya.hartvigsson@ki.se

Director of Doctoral education


Ingrid Skelton Kockum

Phone: +46-(0)8-517 762 58
Organizational unit: Neuro Kockum
E-mail: Ingrid.Kockum@ki.se

Head of administration

Head of administration

Karin Wallin Blomberg

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 832 45
Organizational unit: Central administration
E-mail: Karin.W.Blomberg@ki.se