I want to apply for doctoral education
Welcome to apply for doctoral education at the School of Medical Sciences! Here you will find information about the admission process and the doctoral education programme.
Doctoral education ending with a doctorate degree (Ph.D) comprises 240 higher education credits, equivalent to four years of full-time study. Doctoral education ending with a licentiate degree comprises 120 credits, equivalent of two years full-time study. At the School of Medical Sciences it is common that doctoral students conduct their studies with a lower degree of study activity in combination with employment, for instance clinical duties.
The aim is that after you have completed the education, you have the in-depth knowledge and skills required to conduct independent research.
How to apply for doctoral education
The subject Medical Science have set both general and specific entry requirements for admission. You can read more about the requirements in the general syllabus for Medical Science.
There are two ways to apply for doctoral education at the School of Medical Sciences:
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 Processing of personal data at Örebro University.
Here you find contact information for people involved in doctoral education at the School of Medical Sciences. If you have general questions or are unsure of whom to address, please contact the study and research administration.
Head of subject: Hans Hjelmqvist
Programme coordinator: Ignacio Rangel
Specialisations coordinator Biomedicine: Allan Sirsjö
Specialisations coordinator Medicine: Hans Hjelmqvist (acting 2020)
Specialisations coordinator Surgical sciences: Hans Hjelmqvist
Director of studies: Johnny Karlsson