Doctoral Studies at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT)

The holders of Master's degree have the possibility to complete the postgraduate degrees of

  • Licentiate of Science (Technology)
  • Doctor of Science (Technology)
  • Licentiate of Science (Business)
  • Doctor of Science (Business)
  • Doctor of Philosophy

Education leading to a doctoral degree at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) is planned and organised for specific research fields. The doctoral degree requires approximately four years of full-time studies. The Licentiate degree usually requires two years of full-time studies.

All doctoral students of the university belong to LUT Doctoral School, which covers all the disciplines of the university. LUT also has double doctoral degree agreements with some partner universities abroad.

Funded doctoral student positions (employment) please, see Open positions.

The criteria for applying for doctoral studies at LUT

For detailed information on the criteria and application procedure for the doctoral study right, please see the Uni student portal.

From application to graduation