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Doctoral studies

A Chalmers doctoral position allows you to combine a career with a doctoral degree. Of course, Chalmers isn’t your typical employer – as nearly a thousand doctoral students can testify. Wherever possible we like to integrate the needs of the world with both research and study for a sustainable future. After all, we only have one Earth. 

So count on plenty of interaction with other researchers, students and industrial contacts – not least internationally. Our open and trusting approach is geared to nurture your career as well as the research. 

What's in it for you?
  • Individual coaching and career support 
  • Training for personal development 
  • A dynamic research environment 
  • Experience of teaching undergraduates 
  • A network expanding across various borders 
  • A PhD profile attractive to industry and academia 

M2 conducts graduate education across areas within all modes of transport while providing access to a wide range of courses. The department has graduate schools in shipping and marine technology, machine and vehicle systems, solid and structural mechanics, and thermo and fluid dynamics.

Graduate education leads to a licentiate degree and / or a PhD provides the opportunity for a continuing career in research and development within industry or the world of higher education. The doctoral students at the department are represented in a council. If you have any questions about being a PhD student you can contact the PhD council.
 

Published: Fri 28 Apr 2017. Modified: Wed 09 Jan 2019