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General rules for doctoral students

The fundamental law and regulations governing all third-cycle studies in Sweden can be found in the Higher Education Act (1992:1434) and the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100). You can read more about them at the Swedish Higher Education Authority's site.

Rules and Regulations for Third-Cycle (Doctoral) Studies

In addition to the above mentioned law and regulations there are specific rules for the University of Gothenburg, the so-called "Doktorandreglerna".

These rules and regulations Doktorandreglerna as well as all other documents that regulates the doctoral studies at the University of Gothenburg can be found at the Staff Portal.

Within this framework, each Faculty is allowed to adjust its provision of education in accordance with its specific conditions and demands. This means that the collective rules and regulations might not be exactly the same for all doctoral students at the University. With this in mind, do not forget to complement your knowledge about the general rules by finding out exactly which rules apply to you. More information about the different Faculties' specific regulations can be found on their respective web pages.

Notification of non-compliance with the rules and regulations for third-cycle studies

Procedure for Complaints from students about deviations from The University of Gothenburg's Rules and regulations for First-, Second- and Third-Cycle Studies and Examinations (at the Staff Portal).

Agreement for external funding

The Committee for Doctoral studies have, together with the university business lawyers, developed a template for agreement for externa funding for doctoral students where the university does not serves as employer. The template serves as a support and base for the departments negotiations with an external employer. Swedish and English template in Word format can be found in the right column.

Note: Make a copy of the file you will use. For questions about and adaptation of content, please contact the lawyers at Grants and Innovation Office

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