Information for PhD students admitted after January 2018

◄ 7. Half-time review

► NEXT Degree certificate and Diploma Supplement

General information: Time to defend your thesis

Deadlines and important dates - the Dissertation Committee


Dissertation should be advertised approximately 1 month before the disssertation.

Contact Åsa Malmquist and inform about: 

  • Day, time and place
  • Dissertation thesis title
  • Language - English or Swedish (Swedish is allowed if the opponent and all members of the Dissertation Committee can speak Swedish)
  • Main supervisor - name, title, university and institute
  • Co-supervisor(s) - name, title, university and institute
  • Opponent - name, title, university and institute
  • The Dissertation Committee members - name, title, university and institute

Opponent: Apply for SINK

Does the opponent have a Swedish social security number or coordination number (samordningsnummer)?

If not - you need to apply for SINK (special income tax for non-residents; särskild inkomstskatt för utlandsbosatta) at the Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket).

You can do it via the link below: 

Note that you need to choose the right income year.

Send the application and a copy of the passport to:
171 94 Solna - doublecheck the address before sending at the link above

Once you have received the SINK decision, the opponent's fee (10 000 SEK) can be paid.

Then send the following documents to CNS HR Unit: Tomtebodavägen 18A, floor 5
- SINK decision
- Signed Renumeration form (arvodesblankett) in original 
Swedbank's account notification with the recipient's signature
- Expense form (utläggsblankett) incl. receipts from taxi, SL trip, if any
- ​Copy of Decision of the examination board from Public defence, where it appears that the person was an opponent


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Tomtebodavägen 18A, floor 5 (Hiss 1)




Doctoral education Administrator

Educational administrator

Kseniya Hartvigsson

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

Prefect assistant, contact for announcements and archiving


Åsa Malmquist

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 832 92
Organizational unit: Central administration
E-mail: asa.malmquist@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 department

Mats J Olsson

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 824 64
Organizational unit: Department of Clinical Neuroscience (CNS), K8
E-mail: mats.j.olsson@ki.se


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