Doctoral Studies

Today an increasing number of industrial and social challenges call for specialized and high-level research skills. Being awarded a PhD degree represents the recognition of the international scientific community and can lead to significant future opportunities in both academia and industry.  

Chalmers provides a strong research environment with an international atmosphere. Our vision, Chalmers – for a sustainable future, permeates all activity within the fields of research, education and innovation. The goal is to develop solutions that are needed to create a sustainable future.

Doctoral studies enable you to develop a research specialty and your own scientific concepts. Pursuing a doctoral programme helps you develop skills that are sought after by employers in all fields. You will develop your analytical skills, become a team player and a problem solver, and develop your communication and presentation skills.

At Chalmers, we offer a highly attractive and competitive form of doctoral education. As a doctoral student you are hired by Chalmers. A doctoral position is a full-time temporary employment, generally limited to a maximum of five years. The position includes a monthly salary and doctoral studies are free of tuition fees.

Doctoral studies at Chalmers develop your ability to carry out research of highest international standards to the benefit of a sustainable society. Our close connections with industry and emphasis on applied research ensure that the education remains highly focused and relevant.


Published: Wed 17 Jun 2020.