Last changed: 08 September 2020

Search for courses at PhD level, SLU
Instruction for searching courses - choose Location e.g. Alnarp and Semester e.g. Academic year 2019/20, if you are interested in that period. 

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

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

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

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Travel grants and stipends

Basic courses at the LTV faculty

PLG0050 Introductory course for PhD students, 1.5 credits. 5 - 9 October. Contact: Anna Maria Palsdottir

Introductory day for PhD students. Every year, next time spring 2021. Contact: Åsa Lankinen 

PLG0045 Ethics and philosophy of science, 4.5 credits. 9 November - 18 December 2020. Online course. In autumn every year. Contact: Maria Ernfors no later than 31 October.

PLG0049 How to write and publish a scientific paper, 3.0 credits. 29 October - 5 March, six meetings. Contact: Kristina Karlsson Green no later than 1 September.

PLG0046 Popular science communication, 3.0 credits. 19 August - 2 October, 2020. Online course. Every second year. Contact: Kristina Karlsson Green no later than 1 August.

PLS0067 Statistical metods - an overview, 4.5 credits. 18 January - 5 February 2021. Deadeline for application 23 December 2020. Apply for course Contact: Jan-Eric Englund

PLG0044 Treatment of data in qualitative inquiry, 4.5 credits. Jan-June, meeting 4 occasions with 3 days each. Contact: Fredrika Mårtensson

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



Subject courses at the LTV faculty

PLS0032 Advanced Plant Breeding and Genetic Resources, 10 credits, 2 November 2020 - 17 January, 2021. Contact: Li-Hua Zhu no later than 25 October.

PLS0062 Analytical and quantitative GC-MS, PCLS course, 3 credits. Contact: Göran Birgersson

PLS0030 Analytical methods in chemical ecology, 6 credits. Every second year, next time 2021. Contact: Göran Birgersson

PLS0073 Common Microscopy Methods in Biological Research, 3 credits. One week in November or December 2020, course date not yet decided. Contact: Salla Marttila

PLS0074 Evolutionary Integrated Pest Management, 1,5 credits. 26-27 November 2020. Contact: Kristina Karlsson Green no later than 1 November.

PLS0038 Insect chemical ecology, 7.5 credits. Every third year, June 2021. Contact: Paul Becher

PLS0068 Legal Frameworks for Research and Innovation with Plant Genetic Resources, 3 credits. 25 - 29 January 2021. Contact: Dennis Eriksson no later than 30 October.

PLS0069 Plant protection biology to meet the UN's sustaniable development goals, 7 credits. Every second year, next time 2022. Contact: Erik Alexandersson

PLS0070 Research Methods: Nature, Space, Belonging, 5 credits.  Winter or early spring 2020/2021. Contact: Max Ritts

Combined master/PhD courses

PLS0046 Applied plant biotechnology, 7.5 (15) credits Autumn every year, next time 2021. 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


Updated Nov 2020 LM

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

Updated April 2020 LM

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