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5.7.2019 at 09:00 - 16.8.2019 at 16:00


Here is the course’s teaching schedule. Check the description for possible other schedules.

Thu 22.8.2019
08:30 - 14:30


The course is compulsory in ILS doctoral programme. The course is restricted to doctoral students in ILS doctoral program.

MSc in Life Sciences related area or equivalent skills.

MSc in Life Sciences related area or equivalent skills.

After completing the course the student

  • is familiar with best practices and procedures for pursuing PhD
  • gains network for better support and advice from more advanced students and instructors
  • can critically assess different career options
  • knows the principles of organizing a thesis committee meeting
  • knows the basics of multiprofessional cooperation

During the first two years of doctoral study. The course will be offered in spring, period 4.

  • Doctoral program directions
  • Thesis committee practice
  • What does it mean to do a PhD?
  • Presentation of student run activities in ILS

Intensive lecture course with group work, workshop / networking event.


Instruction language: English.

Doctoral programme planning officer