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Join us as a PhD student

We can offer you a creative and innovative research environment with clear international elements. We have three research groups in the department, Electronic Systems, Machine Learning and Cyber-physical Systems, and a total of about twenty doctoral students.

As a PhD student at EISLAB, you belong to the Department of Comnputer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering at Luleå University of Technology. The department's research extends over many different subject areas, such as space technology and computer science, and therefore there are good conditions for interdisciplinary knowledge exchanges.

As employed as a PhD student at the university, many social benefits are included, such as parental leave and paid vacation. The salary for a doctoral student (2020) is about 20 percent higher than the average salary in Sweden and close to what a newly graduated civil engineer in computer technology earns. If you want to know more about the terms and benefits you have as a PhD student at Luleå University of Technology and the current salary situation, read more at the Doctoral Student Section .

Emanuel Palm, Luleå University of Technology
A challenge worth accepting

Emanuel Palm finished his PhD at Luleå University of Technology with the doctoral thesis Architectures for Automated Contractual Cooperation. After graduating, he has worked as a freelancing consultant, and the opportunity to control his own time is something he appreciated as a PhD student.

Maria De Lauretis, Luleå University of Technology  Photo: Linda Alfredsson
Enjoyed both research and culture

Maria De Lauretis just finished her PhD at EISLAB and Luleå University of Technology. – Regular meeting activities and social events helped building a positive working environment.

Siddharth Dadhich, Luleå University of Technology Photo: Linda Alfredsson
Found his own research route

Siddharth Dadhich will soon finish his PhD in Industrial Electronics. – It is ultimately an education and I have in totality enjoyed it.