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For applicants

Applications for doctoral study right in Doctoral Programme in Science are submitted via electronic application form, more information at: How to apply.

Only complete applications will be processed. Supplementing the application may have an effect on its processing date.

Application times for full-time doctoral study right

Applicants applying study right for full-time doctoral studies in Doctoral Programme in Science can apply once a month, except for July, see the deadlines for the applications.

Application times for part-time doctoral study right

Applicants applying study right for part-time doctoral studies in Doctoral Programme in Science can apply only twice a year, in March and in September.

March: The application time for part-time doctoral studies is 2.-23.3.2020. The decisions on study rights are made 7.5.2020, which is also the date when the study right starts.

September: The application time for part-time doctoral studies is 2.-30.9.2019. The decisions on study rights are made 28.11.2019, which is also the date when the study right starts.

For doctoral candidates

Applications from doctoral candidates regarding the following matters are handled according to the following schedule:

  • applications for doctoral studies
  • confirming your studies
  • change of supervising professor or thesis advisor
  • incentive scholarships
  • graduation; approval of dissertation/thesis and the degree

Pre-examination of the dissertation and examination of the licentiate thesis, please see schedule

The applications and attachments shall be submitted to Student Services of the Doctoral Programme. Only complete applications will be processed. Supplementing the application may have an effect on its processing date.

Doctoral Programme Committee meetings

Applications for doctoral studies; confirming studies; changing supervising professor or thesis advisor; incentive scholarships; graduation

DL for applications

Meeting date

DPC Chair makes decisions

Dean awards the degrees

Dean accepts new doctoral candidates (= study right starts)

Decisions on scholarships

Graduation: diploma can be collectedGraduation ceremony (TU2, Maarintie 8)
Wed 7.8.Tue 20.8.Thu 22.8.Thu 12.9.Tue 24.9.2019
Wed 11.9.Tue 24.9.Thu 26.9.Thu 17.10.Wed 11.12.2019
Mon 7.10.Tue 22.10.Thu 24.10.Thu 14.11.Wed 11.12.2019
Wed 13.11.Tue 26.11.Thu 28.11.Thu 19.12.Wed 11.12.2019
Wed 4.12.Tue 17.12.Wed 18.12.9.1.2020Wed 15.4.2020
Spring 2020



Tue 7.1.Tue 21.1.Thu 23.1.to be updatedWed 15.4.2020
Mon 27.1.Tue 11.2.Fri 14.2.to be updatedWed 15.4.2020
Mon 24.2.Tue 10.3.Thu 12.3.to be updatedWed 15.4.2020
Mon 23.3.Tue 7.4.Thu 9.4.to be updatedWed 10.6.2020, Otakaari 1, Hall A
Mon 20.4.Tue 5.5.Thu 7.5.to be updatedWed 10.6.2020, Otakaari 1, Hall A
Mon 1.6.Tue 16.6.Thu 18.6.to be updatedTue 22.9.2020

Please note: There will be an extra graduation date for doctors on 16 September 2019. The statement of the opponent should be submitted to Student Services of the Doctoral Programme at the latest on 9 September 2019 and theoretical studies to be included in the doctoral degree need to confirmed at the latest on 20 August 2019.

Pre-examination of the dissertation and examination of the licentiate thesis

DL for applications

DL for the dissertation
/thesis manuscript

DPC makes decisions


DL for the statements

(examination time 6 weeks)

Wed 7.8.Mon 19.8. at 9 amTue 20.8.Tue 1.10.
Wed 11.9.Mon 23.9. at 9 amTue 24.9.Tue 5.11.
Mon 7.10.Thu 17.10. at 9 amTue 22.10.Tue 3.12.
Wed 13.11.Thu 21.11. at 9 amTue 26.11.Tue 7.1.2020
Wed 4.12.Thu 12.12. at 9 amTue 17.12.Tue 28.1.2020
Spring 2020


Tue 7.1.Thu 16.1. at 9 amTue 21.1.Tue 3.3.
Mon 27.1.Thu 6.2. at 9 amTue 11.2.Tue 24.3.
Mon 24.2.Thu 5.3. at 9 amTue 10.3.Tue 21.4.
Mon 23.3.Thu 2.4. at 9 amTue 7.4.Tue 19.5.
Mon 20.4.Wed 29.4. at 9 amTue 5.5.Tue 16.6.
Mon 1.6.Thu 11.6. at 9 amTue 16.6.Tue 11.8. (8 weeks)

Academic calendar 2019-2020

Autumn term 2019

Teaching and evaluation periods

Time                   

Week numbers

First evaluation period; orientation

2 Sep – 6 Sep 2019

36

Period I and evaluation week

9 Sep – 25 Oct 2019

37–43

Period II and evaluation week

28 Oct – 13 Dec 2019

44–50

Second evaluation period    

16 Dec – 3 Jan 2020

51–1

Spring term 2020

Teaching and evaluation periods

Time                   

Week numbers

Period III and evaluation week

7 Jan 2020 – 21 Feb 2020

2–8

Period IV and evaluation week

24 Feb – 10 Apr 2020

9–15

Period V: multimodal period**

13 Apr – 29 May 2020

16–22

Summer courses are subject to separate guidelines.


**Multimodal periods are periods in which diverse forms of teaching are implemented, for example:

  • Six weeks of teaching, including an evaluation of learning
  • Intensive studies of varying lengths
  • A project course, beginning as contact teaching and continuing as a summer project

Academic calendar 2018-2019


 Autumn term 2018

Teaching and evaluation periods
Evaluation week is always the final week of the period.

Time                   

Week numbers

Summer teaching period

1 Jun – 31 Aug 2018

22–35

First evaluation period; orientation

3–7 Sep 2018

36

Period I and evaluation week

10 Sep – 26 Oct 2018

37–43

Period II and evaluation week

29 Oct – 14 Dec 2018

44–50

Second evaluation period (for retake exams)

17 Dec 2018 – 4 Jan 2019

51–1

 Spring term 2019

Teaching and evaluation periods

Time                   

Week numbers

Period III and evaluation week

7 Jan – 22 Feb 2019

2–8

Period IV and evaluation week

25 Feb – 12 Apr 2019

9–15

Period V: multimodal period**

15 Apr – 31 May 2019

16–22

Summer courses are subject to separate guidelines.

**Multimodal periods are periods in which diverse forms of teaching are implemented, for example:

  • Six weeks of teaching, including an evaluation of learning
  • Intensive studies of varying lengths
  • A project course, beginning as contact teaching and continuing as a summer project