Doctoral education services support doctoral students, supervising professors, thesis advisors and doctoral programme directors in matters related to doctoral studies. Doctoral education services belong to Learning Services.
Your hub for doctoral education
Doctoral student, supervising professor and thesis advisor: this is your hub for doctoral education. The information sources collected on this hub related to doctoral theses, doctoral programmes, public defences and management of doctoral edudation, to name a few, are also useful for our applicants and stakeholders.
The main information resources for our doctoral students are the three-page Doctoral student study guide and the student study guide pages of each Doctoral programme.
Being a supervising professor or thesis advisor at Aalto University
Information on guiding doctoral students, admissions, faculty's responsibilities related to pre-examination and doctoral education guidelines, among other things.
Aalto Doctoral Programme in Arts, Design and ArchitectureAalto Doctoral Programme in Business, Economics and FinanceAalto Doctoral Programme in Chemical EngineeringAalto Doctoral Programme in Electrical EngineeringAalto Doctoral Programme in EngineeringAalto Doctoral Programme in Science
Our doctoral studies
Our doctoral students pursue the degrees of
Doctor of Arts (Art and Design)
Doctor of Science (Architecture)
Doctor of Science (Economics and Business Administration)
Doctor of Science (Technology)
The target study time is four years of full-time studies.
Research fields and supervising professors
The research fields of the School of Business are called major subjects.
Research fields and supervising professors at ARTSMajors and supervising professors at BIZResearch fields and supervising professors at CHEMResearch fields and supervising professors at ELECResearch fields and supervising professors at ENGResearch fields and supervising professors at SCI
Next public defences at Aalto University
Management of doctoral education at Aalto University
Aalto University Doctoral Education Working Group develops the university’s doctoral education, discusses the mutual issues on doctoral education and prepares the university guidelines.
Doctoral Programme Committees
The work of the doctoral programmes is guided by each School's Doctoral programme committee.
Doctoral students are supported by their supervising professor, thesis advisor(s) and various support services, especially the Doctoral education services, who maintain this Doctoral education hub. Employed doctoral researchers are also supported by the HR services.
Doctoral students can encounter different kind of challenging situations during their studies. This page presents the support network of doctoral students and instructions for how to proceed if doctoral students experience any type of harrasment, bullying or misconduct, or have issues with supervision.