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Apply for a PhD with your own project

There are two annual ordinary open calls, one in the spring semester and one in the autumn semester. When there is an ordinary open call it is advertised here.

To be enrolled as a PhD student, you must apply for enrolment and have your project approved and financed. 

In our ordinary open calls you apply for enrolment and a faculty fellowship. In addition, a number of fully financed integrated PhD fellowship from the Graduate School of Health is offered. 

When you apply for admission, you apply for one of our graduate programmes. You can read more about the graduate programmes here

Before you apply, please consult our application guide to learn about our admission requirements and mandatory elements of the application.  

All PhD applications are evaluated based on the submitted material within the deadline, using the assessment criteria for PhD fellowships. 

When all applications have been assessed by the Stipend Committee, you get a reply to your application (see the timeline below). See the types of admission offers.

2022: Timeline for ordinary open calls for PhD applications for enrolment and fellowship

Spring - enrolment and fully financed PhD fellowship

Call Application for Reply Earliest starting date
31/1-1/3-2022 Enrolment and fully financed PhD fellowship End of May 1/6-2022

Autumn - enrolment and fully financed PhD fellowship

Call Application for Reply Earliest starting date
1/8/-31/8-2022 Enrolment and fully financed PhD fellowship End of November 1/12-2022