Doctoral studies

The Faculty of Mathematics and Science provides high-quality post-graduate education and conducts research led by top researchers. The degree of Doctor of Philosophy gives graduates the competence for an international research career and challenging specialist assignments in society. The doctoral education is based on research, which is carried out in numerous valued international research groups. Besides acquiring in-depth knowledge of a field of study, you will also cultivate your critical and analytical thinking. Doctoral education in the Doctoral School of the Faculty of Mathematics and Science involves full-time study, which includes a number of courses and a thesis.

The Faculty of Mathematics and Science consists of four departments, which are world class research institutions training experts for diverse jobs in industry, education, and academic research. The main research areas of the departments are as follows:

In addition to the four departments, the Faculty of Mathematics and Science includes a cross-disciplinary research centre, Nanoscience Center (NSC), a multidisciplinary research institution within the faculty combining the expertise of physics, chemistry and biology in research at nanoscale.


Further information

  • If you have any questions about Faculty Doctoral School, please contact Sari Eronen (doctoral-studies-science[at]jyu.fi or +358 40 805 3457).