Applications can only be submitted when a PhD position is announced. See the central Stockholm University vacancy page to apply.

A complete application should included the following documents:

  • An application letter
  • CV
  • An official transcript of records and an official copy of your degrees, in order to meet certain general and specific admission criteria
  • Degree project/thesis (Master's level), written in either Swedish or English or an official translation of the degree project/thesis into either language. 
  • The applicant may also submit one published, peer-reviewed article. 
  • A research plan in Swedish or English of a maximum of 5 pages.

Admissions decisions cannot be appealed. For positions announced through September 15th, 2021 admission is announced at the start of December 2021 and are based on the decision made by the Department of Education Board. These doctoral studentships will begin in February 2022. 

Doctoral studentships financed through research projects can be announced other times during the year.