In the interdisciplinary graduate school Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) you study and research the interaction between humans and computers to better understand, evaluate, and improve computerized technical systems for human use. As a doctoral student, you extend the knowledge about current problems and areas of use in human-computer interaction. You will learn methods and tools for the development of customized computer system functions and to better understand, evaluate and improve computerized technical systems for human use. You will also learn about theory and methodology in the humanities, behavioral and social sciences.
The graduate school is organised within the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
Established by the Vice President on 2015-02-23, registration number C 2015-0322.
Latest revised on date of decision 2021-06-29, registration number CSE 2021-0124-02.
This syllabus applies to doctoral students admitted as of 2021-06-29.
Regarding older syllabus, please contact the first vice/vice head of department.
A doctoral student admitted to an older syllabus may earn a degree in accordance with this, provided that the current Appointment regulation for doctoral programmes and current Local Qualifications Framework – third cycle qualifications are followed.
Doctoral students admitted to an older syllabus of graduate school Human-Computer Interaction can, however, change to the current syllabus by an application to the Deputy/Vice Head of Department. The change must be documented in the individual study plan.
The graduate school is regulated by the Appointment regulation for doctoral programmes and the Local Qualifications Framework for Chalmers University of Technology – third cycle qualifications and is described in the syllabus for the graduate school. In the event of any conflict between the documents, the Appointment regulation for doctoral programmes and the Local Qualifications Framework for Chalmers University of Technology - third cycle qualifications are governing. For the most recent version of all regulatory documents referenced in this syllabus, see Chalmers’s internal website.