Applicants to the Doctoral Program in Physics
Recruitment of PhD students is done by public announcement at specific dates during the year. For announcement dates and current announcements, see Vacancies at KTH. Below you will find the current announcements for the Doctoral Program in Physics
Exemption from public announcement of a position is possible for person with their own funding, own scholarship, and industrial PhD student in which funding is conditional upon a specific person.
Selection among applicants
Selection of applicants is based on the skills profile that is being sought for in the specific projects described in the announcement of the vacant position. Of great interest in the assessment are previous results from advanced courses at second-level, or independently conducted scientific work. Besides general and special eligibility, it is the degree of maturity and ability of independent judgment and critical analysis that provided the basis for the selection. The final choice is based on the student's assessed ability and capability to carry out and assimilate the whole third-level education.
For admission to the Doctoral Program in Physics applicants need to fulfill the eligibility requirements for the program as specified in the subject study plans for Physics
For final admission to the Doctoral Program in Physics it is also required that:
- a supervisor is available and can be appointed to the student,
- there is funding for the student,
- an opening can be prepared within a research group, and
- equipment and infrastructure required for the completion education is available.
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