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

◄ 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 (ersättning till tillfälligt anställda) in original - Forms and templates
- 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



Doctoral education Administrator


Kseniya Hartvigsson

Telefon: 08-524 832 37
Enhet: Central administration

Prefect assistant, contact for announcements and archiving


Åsa Malmquist

Telefon: 08-524 832 92
Enhet: Central administration

HR supervisor,


Elin Johansson

Telefon: 08-524 830 44
Enhet: Personalenheten

Director of Doctoral education


Ingrid Skelton Kockum

Telefon: 08-517 762 58
Enhet: Neuro Kockum



Mats J Olsson

Telefon: 08-524 824 64
Enhet: Institutionen för klinisk neurovetenskap (CNS), K8

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