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Concepts and definitions

At Luleå University of Technology there are two disciplinary domains: humanities and social sciences (philosophy faculty domain) and engineering science.

Research subjects at Luleå University of Technology are also third-cycle subject areas.The admission of a doctoral student to a research subject assumes that a general syllabus has been established.

A doctoral student is a student admitted to and carrying out third-cycle studies (definition according to Higher Education Ordinance 1:4).