About Doctoral studies (PhD)

A research postgraduate degree at KTH is normally arranged within doctoral programmes concluding with the degree of Doctor of Philosophy or Licentiate of Engineering. KTH also participates in five Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate programmes.

Doctoral programmes at KTH

Doctoral studies for Doctor of Philosophy and Licentiate of Engineering degrees at KTH is arranged within doctoral programmes. A programme can contain one or several subjects and they are managed by the different Schools/Departments at KTH. If you have questions regarding enrolment, eligibility or programmes and subjects please direct these to the appropriate school.

Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate programmes

Erasmus Mundus is an EU programme supporting university cooperation at the master's and doctoral levels. The programme aims to enhance the quality of European higher education and to promote dialogue and understanding between people and cultures through cooperation with Third-Countries.The Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate programmes are offered in cooperation with partner universities and include compulsory mobility, which means that the students study in at least two European countries. KTH coordinates three Erasmus Mundus programmes on doctoral level and participates as partner in two.

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