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Information for third-cycle course coordinators

Information for supervisors or subject representatives is provided here.

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Information for third-cycle course managers

Employment of doctoral students

Decisions to initiate recruitment for employment as a third-cycle student are made by the dean. The dean's decision is based on Research Faculty minutes, the funding form, and the draft advertisement.

The HR Department offers support in connection with recruitment. Read more here.

To facilitate recruitment of staff from abroad, a relocation service can be purchased through Alfa Quality Moving AB, a relocation company contracted by Mid Sweden University. Read more here.

Funding and advertisement forms are available in Swedish, please contact Sara Häggström for help.

Advertising

Assistance is available from the HR Department for recruitment and advertising.

More information (in Swedish), if you need help contact Sara Häggström.

Contract with an external employer

A contract is drawn up prior to admission between the external employer and Mid Sweden University for doctoral students with an employer other than Mid Sweden University.

Contract for external graduate student

Application for admission

Under the Higher Education Ordinance, the number of research students that may be admitted to third-cycle education is limited to the number that can be offered supervision and acceptable conditions for study, and who have funding for their studies.

The most common form of funding for studies is a doctoral studentship at Mid Sweden University, but there are also doctoral students who are employed by external employers.

For admission as a third-cycle student, the applicant and supervisor are required to complete the documentation consisting of the form below, including annexes. Decisions on admission to third-cycle courses and study programmes in the Faculty of Human Sciences are made by the Council for Third-Cycle Courses and Study Programmes on a proposal from the Research Faculty.

Following forms exists only in Swedish, contact Sara Häggström if you need translation:

About third-cycle courses

Third-cycle courses are set up by the Research Faculty. After a decision has been made, a completed template is sent to the faculty office for registration and entry into Ladok.

Decisions on reading courses for individuals are made by the Research Faculty. After a decision has been made, document is sent to the faculty office for entry and registration of results in Ladok.

Decisions on credit transfer for courses at third-cycle level held at other higher education institutions are made by the Research Faculty. After a decision has been made, document is sent to the faculty office for entry and registration of results in Ladok.

Syllabus for all third-cycle courses are contained in the Mid Sweden University education database Atlas (in Swedish).

Following forms are in Swedish if you need translation, contact Sara Häggström.

Reporting of results

The examiner on (Mid Sweden University) courses at third-cycle level notifies the course results to the faculty office for registration in Ladok.

Credit transfer for courses at other higher education institutions

Decisions on credit transfer for courses at third-cycle level held at other higher education institutions are made by the Research Faculty. After a decision has been made, documentation is sent to the faculty office for entry and registration of results in Ladok. 

Application for credit transfer for a third-cycle course arranged by a higher education institution other than Mid Sweden University 

Supervision and training for supervisors

The faculties arrange supervisor training annually for third-cycle courses and study programmes. The course is primarily aimed at employees of Mid Sweden University. Participants are required to hold a doctorate to be authorised to attend the course.

You can read more about the supervisor training here

More information about supervision can be found here.

Contact

Sara Häggström

Fakultetshandläggare|Faculty Administrative Officer

+46 (0)10-1726526

The page was updated 3/3/2022