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School of Health Sciences

Applying for doctoral studies

If you want to apply for doctoral studies at the School of Health Sciences, there are two options:

1. Doctoral studies with external/other types of funding

The University will also accept applicants with other types of funding if the University finds that the funding can be guaranteed throughout the length of the programme and that the applicant can spend the required amount of time on his/her studies so as to enable completion of the programme on at least a half-time basis. Applying for doctoral studies with external/other types of funding.

2. Doctoral studies with a doctoral studentship at Örebro University

The doctoral studentship is a tailor-made appointment to facilitate doctoral studies. You are able to apply for a doctoral studentship when such a vacancy is advertised by following the instructions in the advert.

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How  to become a doctoral student

How to become a doctoral student

Here you find more information about doctoral studies at Örebro University.

Processing of personal data

In connection with the admission to doctoral studies at Örebro University the research administration will store your personal data for the purpose of administering your studies. The data will be processed until graduation.

More information on how Örebro University processes personal data can be found on the webpage Data protection policy at Örebro University.


If you have questions and concerns regarding postgraduate education, the application process or supervision of doctoral students, you are welcome to contact the  administration: This is an email address