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Financing of doctoral students

Postgraduate studies in biology runs over 48 months. The basic principle for funding doctoral positions is that two years are financed by the faculty support (distributed at the division level) and two years by external grants. Deviations from this model can be made but must be justified with the educational purpose in focus and anchored on the division.

A financial plan that covers the doctoral student's salary and running costs is presented in connection with the notice of interest to admit a doctoral student and is also included in the doctoral student's individual study plan. The running costs must be sufficient to pay for the doctoral student's research and other educational activities.

In addition to the 48 months of education, doctoral students are expected to participate in teaching within the undergraduate education (maximum 20% of full time). This automatically leads to an extension of the doctoral position which corresponds to the teaching time and is paid for by the undergraduate education.

Under special circumstances, doctoral students can be admitted with scholarships as funding, according to criteria established by the Faculty of Science. You find the criteria on the Faculty of Science's website.

Directors of Postgraduate Studies

Emma Kritzberg

Telephone: +46 46 222 40 79
E-mail: Emma [dot] Kritzberg [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se

Klas Flärdh

Telephone: +46 46 222 85 84
E-mail: Klas [dot] Flardh [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se

Biology Doctoral Students Council

BDR – Biology Doctoral Students Council

Graduate research school

The graduate research school in integrative biology on our external website.

Archiving PhD studies

Charlotta Thomaeus
Financial administrator
Department of Biology

Telephone: +46 46-222 45 98
E-mail: Charlotta [dot] Thomaeus [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se

HR administrators

Sara Bengtsson
HR Administrator

Telephone: +46 46 222 93 50
E-mail: Sara [dot] Bengtsson [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se (Sara[dot]Bengtsson[at]biol[dot]lu[dot]se)

Jessica Edwinsson
HR Administrator

Telephone: +46 46 222 02 85
E-mail:Jessica [dot] Edwinsson [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se

Izabella Kehlmeier (parental leave)
HR Administrator

Ewa Kralik
HR Administrator
Department of Biology

Telephone: +46 46 222 79 21
E-mail: Ewa [dot] Kralik [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se