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Communicating Research Beyond the Academy

Learn how to speak and write so that the non-expert both understands and wants to learn more. Mastering these communication skills is key to a successful research career.


The course is primarily intended for doctoral students who

  • have completed at least one year of their doctoral studies
  • have published at least one article, or are in the process of publishing their first article
  • have good oral proficiency in English

Course information

The 2023 course has started. Next course is planned for Spring 2024 (application form opens on this page in November 2023).

The course syllabus ('Kursplan') can be found here: FLS3107 Communicating Research Beyond the Academy


The couse usually runs on Wednesdays in Weeks 6–9, 12–14 and 16–19 (11 meetings).

Course fee

9,900 SEK

You might be eligible for the Karl Engver’s grant, which can cover course fees for both this course and others. Read more and apply for the grant here.  Please note that the course fee must still be paid by your department at the start of the course, since the grant is transferred after the course.


The application form for Spring 2024 will be available here (link below) in November 2023. Apply as early as possible, since there is only a limited number of spaces. A letter of enrolment will be sent out as soon as we can confirm that you have been accepted.

Before you start filling in the form: please make sure you have the correct invoice reference to your supervisor.