Information for PhD students admitted after January 2018

◄ 1. Admission

► NEXT 3. Credit transfer

PhD courses completed within KI are automatically registered into Ladok by the department responsible for that particular course.

Rules and general syllabus for doctoral education

Doctoral courses

A. Obligatory courses for all students

  • Statistics – at least 1.5 credits - complete by halftime
  • Research ethics – at least 1.5 credits - complete by halftime
  • Science communication - at least 1.5 credits

B. Project-specific* courses for all students - at least 6 credits

*Courses organized by doctoral programmes.

The relevance to the individual study plan of these subject-specific courses is determined by both the student and supervisor.

The Director of Doctoral education will determine in each case which and to what degree courses can be accredited.

C. Obligatory courses for certain students

These are not project-specific courses and can not be counted as part B.

Why? The spectrum of courses included should cover all aspects of the research project and include all mandatory courses required for the project.



Educational administrator

Kseniya Hartvigsson

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


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