Our member universities offer a wide variety of PhD programmes, which you can apply to directly from the university of your choice.
A PhD from a Finnish research university is a highly respected degree globally.
If you are a graduate with a drive for research, or simply want to deepen your expertise, then starting a PhD programme might be exactly what you’re looking for.
With a wide variety or different doctoral programmes – ranging from biology, history and mathematics to economics, sciences, law, education and more – the highly regarded PhD programmes of our member universities in Finland have something to offer for just about any graduate.
No tuition fee is charged for doctoral studies in Finland. Most PhD students here are either fully or partially funded through grants or have salaried positions at their chosen university.
Please take a more detailed look at the numerous PhD programmes of our member universities underneath: