Last changed: 03 April 2023

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

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

P000028 Criticality in Research/Criticality as Praxis: Knowledge tools for designing urban futures, 7.5 credits. 1 August - 30 October 2023. Apply no later than 17 April. Contact: Nina Vogel

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

P000029 Analytical methods in chemical ecology, 6 credits. Every second year, next time 28 August - 7 September 2023. Apply no later than 14 July. Contact: Björn Bohman 

P000046 Phenotypic Microarray of Microbes, 3 credits. April 2024. Contact: Beatrix Alsanius

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

PLS0046 Applied Plant Biotechnology, 7.5 credits. In autumn every year, next time 28 August - 30 October 2023. Apply no later than 20 August. Contact:Li-Hua Zhu

PLS0032 Advanced Plant Breeding and Genetic Resources, 10.0 credits. Autumn every year, next time 31 October 2023 - 14 January. Contact: Li-Hua Zhu


PLS0078 Advanced Landscape Theory, 15.0 credits. Every second year, next time 31 October 2023 - 14 January 2014. Apply no later than 17 October. Contact: Maria Kylin

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 2024. Contact: Åsa Lankinen

PLG0052 Introductory course for PhD students, 1.5 credits. Autumn every year, week 41, 9-13 October, apply no later than 25 September. Contact: Petra Thorpert

PLG0045 Ethics and philosophy of science, 4.5 credits. In autumn every year, next time 13 November - 15 December, deadline for application 23 October. Apply for course. Contact: Anna Jakobsson

PLG0049 How to write and publish a scientific paper, 3.0 credits. In autumn every year, next time 2 November - 29 February. Apply here no later than 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 in 2024. Contact: Adam Flöhr

PLS0067 Statistical metods - an overview, 4.5 credits. In January - February each year, next time in 2024. Contact: Jan-Eric Englund

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: Li-Hua Zhu.)

Conferences, 3 credits