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.

Funded doctoral student positions (employment) of LUT Doctoral School can be applied through a yearly open call in August-September. For further information, see Open positions. LUT also has double doctoral degree agreements with some partner universities abroad.

The criteria for applying for doctoral studies at LUT

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

From application to graduation