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Application and Admission

PhD positions at the Department of Economy and Society are advertised on the University of Gothenburg’s website under ‘Job opportunities’. Applications are submitted online via the University’s Job application portal.

In order to be admitted to PhD studies you need to fulfill the requirements.

General entry requirements

General entry requirements are fulfilled if the applicant has:

  1. completed an academic degree at advanced level (second cycle courses and programmes),
  2. completed course requirements for a minimum of 240 higher education credits, of which at least 60 at advanced level (second cycle), or
  3. in another way acquired essentially the equivalent knowledge in Sweden or abroad.

Specific entry requirements

To the right you can find links to respective subject area, where you can find out more about the specific entry rquirements for respective subject area.


Find specific information about requirements and admission within respective subject area.

Page Manager: Kajsa Folmeus Strandberg|Last update: 12/15/2015

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