BTH has the right to award Doctoral and Licentiate degrees. We offer PhD study programmes within the areas of “IT with Applications” and “Planning and Management”.
Third-cycle studies is offered at both the Faculty of Computing and the Faculty of Engineering and lead to a licentiate or doctoral degree. Approximately 100 doctoral students are active in 11 different subjects , many with a focus on Engineering and Applied IT.
A doctoral education is the foundation for a career as a researcher and lecturer at colleges and universities or as a researcher in industry. It can also lead to many other exciting jobs .
BTH offers third-cycle programmes in the subjects below.
Admission and application
In order to pursue third-cycle studies you need to be admitted to the third-cycle level.
Announcements of available doctoral studentships can be found at https://www.bth.se/eng/about-bth/vacancies-at-bth/ and BTH’s official message boards. Applications are submitted in the portal at the web page for vacancies.
Applications should be targeted for a specific open position. Announcements will be made regularly throughout the school year and will be in competition with others.