Doctoral education - everything there is to know about doctoral education at Aalto University

Find doctoral student study guides, supervision instructions, doctoral programmes, support for wellbeing, current news and events and more! 

This hub is for all doctoral students, supervising professors and thesis advisors, as well as applicants and others interested in doctoral education at Aalto University.

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Doctoral education pilot

We are hiring 178 new doctoral researchers - get your doctorate from Aalto

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Info session series for doctoral students

Get information and ask questions about various essential issues related to doctoral studies and research.

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Doctoral student follow-up survey results & feedback discussion

Presentation of the yearly follow-up survey for doctoral students 2023 results to doctoral students and chance for open feedback discussion

Events

How to apply for doctoral studies?

Find out what is required of applicants and what can our doctoral studies offer!

Find out more and apply!
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News and events for doctoral students and faculty

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Courses for doctoral students in period V

Period V runs from 22 April to 9 June 2024.
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Writing retreats for doctoral students in Finnish

Communal writing retreats during spring and early summer 2024 over Teams
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Course feedback survey updated at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Course feedback questions will be updated at ARTS during the 4th teaching period. Two new questions will be added to the survey for developing courses from the viewpoint of student wellbeing.
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Electron Physics group embraces open data

A research group from the School of Electrical Engineering (ELEC) is changing its attitude towards open science. In addition to ensuring the open accessibility of published journal articles, they are now embracing a wider scope of open science principles.
Finnish Social Science Data Archive: Open archiving of data collected from human subjects
Lectures and seminars, Staff trainings, Support for teams, Training to support research

Finnish Social Science Data Archive: Open archiving of data collected from human subjects, Apr 16, 2024

Learn about the opening of data from human subjects with Dr. Arja Kuula-Luumi, Chief Specialist from the Finnish Social Science Data Archive.
DMPs: online workshop
Lectures and seminars, Staff trainings, Support for teams, Training to support research

Data Management Plans: Online workshop for researchers, Apr 17, 2024

Learn about writing a DMP with Information Specialist Lucie Hradecká and Data Agent Enrico Glerean.
Ask a Data Agent Weekly RDM Support Hour 1 - 2 PM on Zoom
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Aalto Data Agents' weekly support hour on Zoom

A weekly Zoom room to come and ask us anything about research data and open science: data management, data storage, data analysis, data sharing, reproducibility, responsible conduct of research, data privacy, ethics.
DMPs: on-site workshop
Lectures and seminars, Staff trainings, Support for teams, Training to support research

Data Management Plans: On-site workshop for researchers, Apr 18, 2024

Learn about writing a DMP in this in-person workshop with Information Specialist Lucie Hradecká and Data Agent Enrico Glerean.

Next public defences at Aalto University

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Public defences

Public defence in Radio Engineering, M.Sc.(Tech.) Veli-Pekka Kutinlahti

Antenna mutual coupling and amplifier effects in transmission (title of the thesis)
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Public defence in Automation, Systems and Control Engineering, M.Sc. David Blanco-Mulero

Towards Efficient Robotic Manipulation of Deformable Objects by Learning Dynamics Models and Adaptive Policies (title of the thesis)
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Public defences

Public defence from the Department of Art and Media, MFA Jaana Okulov

Quantifying Qualia – Aesthetic Machine Attention in Resisting the Objectifying Tendency of Thought (title of the thesis)
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Public defences

Public defence in Biotechnology, M.Sc. (Tech.) Robert Pylkkänen

Cellodextrin and β-D-1,3-glucan phosphorylases as biocatalysts for novel glucan structure synthesis (title of the thesis)
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Doctoral page index

Index of all aalto.fi pages about doctoral education

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Doctoral student forms

Doctoral education services' forms for doctoral students.

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Doctoral education services

We support doctoral students, supervising professors, thesis advisors and doctoral programme directors in matters related to doctoral studies.

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