PhD courses at the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment

Last changed: 24 October 2023

The Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment offers courses for PhD students. Some are primarily for the students at the department, and some are open to students from other parts of SLU and other universities.

Courses for all PhD students

The majority of our courses are organize by the research school Focus on Soils and Water. They have a course page where you can read about upcoming and previous courses. Some courses are also organized by the research school Ecology- basics and applications.

Courses for the department's PhD students

Previous courses (selection)

Read more about previous courses at the course page of Focus on Soils and Water. Some examples of our courses are: 

  • Multivariate methods for ecologists. Yearly since 1996.
  • OmAqua - Organic Micropollutants in the Aquatic Environment: Measurements and Transport from Source to Tap (2021 and 2023)
  • Ecosystem functioning: From theory to application (2021)
  • Traditional and molecular methods to assess biodiversity. Focus on DNA (meta)barcoding & Aquatic Organisms (2019)
  • Ecological stability in times of rapid environmental change (2018)


Martyn Futter
Director of post-graduate studies
Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment
Tel. +46-(0)18-67 31 20