Doctoral education at CNS

The Department of Clinical Neuroscience (CNS) is the largest Department at KI with respect to Doctoral Education with over 250 registered PhD students, over 350 employees and over 400 affiliated persons, mostly clinicians. CNS has a good reputation within KI for its quality of teaching and professional administration as we at the department strive constantly to improve quality assurance aspects of Doctoral Education.

Doctoral Education within CNS offers research training leading to either a PhD or Licentiate exam. Doctoral Education can be conducted either full-time (4-year period) or part-time (minimum 50%) and can be obtained in both clinical and basic research topics at the department. 

Our main areas of specialisation: Clinical Drug Abuse and Dependence, Clinical Neurophysiology, Epidemiology, Experimental Neuroscience, Neuroimaging, Neurology, Neuroradiology, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, Psychology and Social medicine.


On the first Monday of each month between 09:00 - 11:00 you have the opportunity to meet us without making an appointment. You are also welcome to contact us via phone or e-mail.

Visiting address: Widerströmska huset, Tomtebodavägen 18A, floor 5 (Hiss 1), see Google map below. You will find us in one of the seminar rooms.

Alexandre Beckman

Doctoral education Administrator

Ingrid Skelton Kockum

Director of Doctoral education

Visit CNS Central Administration

Address: Tomtebodavägen 18A, floor 5 (Hiss 1)

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