Visit Research at MISU for more information about the research at MISU.

Doctoral studies are full-time studies during four years that may be extended with up to one year by working for the department; this include job assignments such as teaching and assisting in courses, watching exams and managing our weather maps.

All PhD positions at MISU are announced under MISU Vacancies and SU PhD positions as well as at various job search sites. There are two types of employments.

  • University funded ("fakultetstjänst"): the employed student chooses a project and supervisor.
  • External funding: supervisor and project are predetermined.

To apply for doctoral studies at MISU, one must have a minimum of 240 university credits (ECTS) consisting of at least: 90 ECTS within meteorology, oceanography, physics or chemistry; 15 ECTS of mathematics; and 15 ECTS thesis work. 60 ECTS must be at advanced level. Other qualifications might apply when one have studied abroad.

Complete infomation about PhD studies at MISU is found in the documents below:

Studieplan för forskarutbildningen vid MISU (Swe)

General syllabus for doctoral studies in Atmospheric Sciences and Oceanography (Eng)

Examenskrav i forskarutbildningen vid MISU (Swe)

Exam Criteria for PhD degree at MISU (Eng)

Additional documents concerning PhD studies at MISU can be found here.

Contact person for PhD studies at MISU:

Professor Michael Tjernström


Doctoral studies at Stockholm University

The purpose of PhD studies is to train doctoral students in the disciplinary and academic tradition, but above all to develop independent and critically minded researchers. This page contains some basic facts for those interested in pursuing PhD studies at Stockholm University.

Doctoral studies at Stockholm University