Doctoral education at CNS
Why do a PhD at CNS?
The Department of Clinical Neuroscience (CNS) is the largest Department at KI when it comes 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 training.
Doctoral education within CNS offers research training leading to either a PhD or Licentiate exam. Doctoral education can be conducted either full-time or part-time (minimum 50%) for a 4-year (or equivalent time) period 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, Social medicine.
Robert Harris is a Director of Doctoral education at CNS, Central Director for the research education and President of ORPHEUS. He is the first recipient of KI’s pedagogical prize in 2014 for impact on Doctoral education.
The web course (below) should be implemented successfully before the start of the Supervision course.
Needs to be renewed every 5 years.
Obligatory for main supervisors, recommended for all co-supervisors.
Needs to be renewed every 3 years.
"Green Light" is a departmental supervisor licence.
Ladok is a national system that is intended to give universities in Sweden support in various parts of the study administration process. In November 2017 the new Ladok-system was introduced at KI.
Director of Doctoral education
Prefect assistant, contact for announcements and archiving
Head of administration