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About Doctoral Studies at Linköping University

If you want to gain a profound understanding of a particular field, doctoral studies at Linköping University could be for you. You learn scientific methodology, sound research ethics and how to work independently and systematically.

LiU offers doctoral studies in three scientific fields: medicine, humanities/social sciences and engineering/natural sciences. Each faculty provides information on doctoral studies within its field:

Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Faculty of Educational Sciences

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Notes about fees for this course

Citizens from countries outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland must pay tuition fees for higher education in Sweden. Exceptions might apply. For detailed information please check www.universityadmissions.se. Higher education studies for citizens of EU/EEA countries and Switzerland are free of charge.

Generally, tuition fees at Linköping University are between SEK 80,000 and 136,000 per academic year.

Tuition fees at Linköping University include the following benefits:

  • Swedish language courses for beginners
  • The Swedish state's insurance FAS+, including accident and property cover
  • An accommodation offer

Entry requirements

The general entry requirements for doctoral-level education are:

1) a completed degree at Master’s (second-cycle) level
2) at least 240 credits, of which at least 60 are at Master’s level, or
3) generally equivalent knowledge acquired by other means, inside or outside Sweden.

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