At least two supervisors shall be appointed for each doctoral student. One of them shall be nominated as the principal supervisor. A doctoral student who so requests shall be allowed to change supervisor.

If a co-supervisor is to be changed - hand in form change of supervisor group together with an updated and signed Individual study plan. 

If the principal supervisor is to be changed, the future principal supervisor needs to apply for a green light at the Dept of LIME. The ‘green light’ decision is made by the head of the department together with the director of doctoral studies and head of administration. Hand in form for green light together with attachments listed below:

1. Form for green light (Updated October 2020)

2. Financing plan for a doctoral student at LIME

3. Certificate of supervisor training and web course (web course is not to be older than 5 years)

4. Form for changing supervisor group signed by those affected (updated September 2021)

5. An updated and signed Individual study plan

If you have questions, contact administrative officer Ingrid Smedberg or director of doctoral education at LIME, Lars E Eriksson.

Regarding how to hand in the application during the corona pandemic - contact administrative officer Ingrid Smedberg by email (