Last changed: 12 September 2022

SLU courses

Search for courses at PhD level, SLU
Instruction for searching courses - choose Location e.g. Alnarp and Semester e.g. Academic year 2022/23, if you are interested in that period. 

NOVA courses

NOVA University Network offers a number of PhD courses each year.

If you are interested in organising a NOVA PhD course, aplications can be made continously. Application guidelines SLU NOVA.

PCLS courses

One-week life science courses during the autumn in collaboration with Lund University, Application is in May through their homepage

Courses at CEC, Lund University

Courses given at three research schools at Centre of Environmental and Climate Research at Lund University are open for PhD students at SLU.

For more information:


Agenda 2030


Travel grants and stipends

Doctoral students can apply for travel grants and also stipends from external donors.

Subject courses at the LTV faculty

P000027 Critical Plant Studies: Re-imaginings of vegetal life, 5 credits. 22 April - 12 May 2023. Apply no later than 1 March. Contact: Sanna Stålhammar

P000009 Cropping Systems Diversification, 5 credits. 1 May - 30 June 2023. Apply no later than 1 April. Contact: Linda-Maria Dimitrova Mårtensson or Raj Chongtham Iman

Insect chemical Ecology, 7.5. Next time in 2023. Contact: Teun Dekker

PLS0088 Integrated Pest and Pollinator Management (IPPM), 3 credits. April 2023. Contact: Paul Egan

PLS0092 Researching Landscape Governance, 5 credits, 8-19 May 2023. Apply no later than 1 April 2023. Contact: Thomas Randrup

PLS0086 GC-MS of Volatiles, 3 credits, next time in December 2023. Contact: Björn Bohman

PLS0081 Analytical methods in chemical ecology, 6 credits. Every second year, next time 2024. Contact: Björn Bohman 

PLS0091 Plant Protection Biology: improving plant health under climate change and other stresses, 7 credits. Every second year, next time in 2024. Contact: Erik Alexandersson

Combined master/PhD courses

PLS0032 Advanced Plant Breeding and Genetic Resources, 10.0 credits. Autumn every year, next time in 2023. Contact: Li-Hua Zhu

PLS0046 Applied plant biotechnology, 7.5 (15) credits Autumn every year, in next time 2023. Contact: Li-Hua Zhu

PLG0048 Landscape theory in landscape architectural and landscape planning practice in a multiple-generational/cultural society, 10(15) credits, usually Nov-Jan. Contact: Anna Jakobsson


Basic courses at the LTV-faculty

Introductory day for PhD students. Every year, next time March 2023. Contact: Åsa Lankinen

PLG0052 Introductory course for PhD students, 1.5 credits. Autumn every year. Next time 10 -14 October, apply no later than 7 october. Contact: Anna Maria Palsdottir

PLG0045 Ethics and philosophy of science, 4.5 credits. In autumn every year, next time 14 November - 16 December 2022. Apply on this link at the latest 28 October. Contact: Maria Ernfors 

PLG0049 How to write and publish a scientific paper, 3.0 credits. In autumn every year, next time 28 October 2022 - 3 March 2023. Apply at the latest 15 September. Contact: Kristina Karlsson Green 

PLG0046 Popular science communication, 3.0 credits. Every second year, next time in 2024. Contact: Kristina Karlsson Green 

PLS0064 Basic Statistics, 4.0 credits. In spring every year, next time 24 April - 10 May 2023. Apply here no later than 9 April. Contact: Adam Flöhr

PLS0067 Statistical metods - an overview, 4.5 credits. In January - February each year, next time 16 January - 24 February 2023. Apply no later than 8 January. Contact: Jan-Eric Englund

PLG0044 Treatment of data in qualitative inquiry, 4.5 credits. Next time in spring 2023.Contact: Elisabeth von Essen

POG0059 Teaching in higher education, 4.5 credits. Several times and locations per year, more information see courses & seminars.

POG0076 Information retrieval and methods for scientific communication, distance course, 3.0 credits. Twice per year; Oct-Nov and March-May, 20% pace. Contact: Camilla Söderquist with application to:

POG0077 Leading organisations, projects and processes, 3.0 credits. Sep-Nov, three meetings. Given in Uppsala, possible to follow as a distance course. Contact: Lotta Jäderlund, Apply for course

POG0079 Cross-disciplinary perspectives, 2.0 credits. Distance and in Uppsala, Oct-Nov, three meetings. Contact: Carin Martiin, Apply for course

Individual courses at the LTV faculty

Introduction paper, 10 credits

Individual subject course, variable - max 15 credits

Seminar series, 3 credits (Seminar series in Horticum is currently given, course leader: Helle Turesson.)

Conferences, 3 credits