Doctoral candidates striving to achieve greatness in their respective fields should consider programs for a PhD in Sweden. Highly motivated candidates are prepared to be independent researchers, where they are given significant potential to publish work independently and to gain significant teaching experience during their studies.
Candidates attaining their PhD in Sweden will immerse themselves in a vibrant, educationally driven culture, rich with history and tradition. A PhD in Sweden will give candidates the opportunity to grow and build knowledge in major metropolitans that provide a high quality of life and a strong foundation of fellow doctoral researchers, professors, and professionals.
There are many universities to choose from for the PhD in Sweden that works best for your learning needs, each institution usually developing a specialization as a result of a well-established collaboration with local industries and the business community. These universities offer PhD programs that help doctoral candidates specialize in an area of study that may not be offered at other institutions. To find the PhD in Sweden in your field of study, scroll through the options below!
The SSE PhD Program in Finance (240 ECTS) follows the standard US format: rigorous coursework in the first two years, and independent work on research projects that will make up the doctoral dissertation in the last two years. [+]
The SSE PhD Program in Economics (240 ECTS) is a North American-style program with around 35 doctoral students. [+]
The World Maritime University (WMU) was established by the UN’s International Maritime Organization in 1983 and is IMO’s apex institution for postgraduate education and research in the maritime field. [+]
PhD in Maritime Affairs
The World Maritime University (WMU) was established by the UN’s International Maritime Organization in 1983 and is IMO’s apex institution for postgraduate education and research in the maritime field. This means WMU is uniquely placed to offer insight and understanding of IMO’s conventions, operations and policies. The programme offers the opportunity to carry out research across the maritime field, but with an emphasis on issues related to the IMO mission of maritime safety, security and environmental protection. Our doctoral programme offers unrivalled access to international maritime experts both inside and outside academia, and to organizations working at the forefront of research and development. Doctoral students have come to WMU from industry, academia and the government sector, and have completed their dissertations in a wide range of subject areas, from investigating oil-spill mitigation to an analysis of organisational learning in shipping companies.The PhD programme consists of 240 ECTS credits completed usually over a registration period of three to six years. Candidates may be based at the University or elsewhere, usually at their place of employment. Within the time limits candidates may work at their own pace, which can also vary during their period of enrolment. A candidate who has completed part of a doctoral degree elsewhere may transfer into the WMU programme with advanced standing. Their period of enrolment at WMU will vary in line with the amount of research they have already completed, but the minimum permissible period of enrolment must include at least registration, one progression seminar and the dissertation (120 EC).... [-]