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Handbook for third-cycle studies

The Handbook för third-cycle studies at Luleå University of Technology contains references to law and regulations, internal rules, guidelines and applications as well as forms and templates used in third-cycle education.

The target group for the Handbook is doctoral students and personnel at the university.

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Admission to third-cycle studies

Here you find information about the admission- and employment process

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Financing studies

Here you find information about how third-cycle studies can be financed.

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Education processes

Here yoou find information about introduction, and other elements that may be included in the education.

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Supervision

Here you find information about supervision and it´s scope as well as supervisor´s competence and responsibility.

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Third-cycle degrees

Here you find information about requirements for examiners, degree titles issued at the university, and how to apply for a different degree than that established in the general syllabus for the research subject.

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Doctoral Degree

Here you find information about the dissertation, including ordering of thesis, application for defence of thesis, the dissertation act and grading.

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Licentiate degree

Here you find information about the licentiate seminar, including ordering of the thesis, application for licentiate seminar and grading.

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Double degree or joint degree

Here you find information about the university´s guidelines regarding postgraduate educational collaborations that lead to a double degree or a joint degree.

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Quality assurance and follow-up

Here you find information about how third-cycle education is quality assured and followed-up.

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Planning a course

Here you find information about course planning.

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Course Evaluation

Here you find information about the course evaluation process and guide for course evaluation.