Doctoral degree reform and transfer period
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The doctoral degree reform and transferring to the new degree structures
The new degree requirements for doctoral programmes became valid on August 1st, 2017. The transition period of the degree reform will continue until December 18, 2020.
Want to complete your doctoral degree following the old requirements?
Would you rather not transfer? Are your studies about to expire?
Doctoral degree reform: frequently asked questions
Have a puzzling question you couldn't find an answer to from the instructions related to the degree reform and transferring? On this page, we have gathered answers to the most frequently asked questions related to the degree reform.
Expiry of doctoral studies
NB! These instructions apply only to doctoral students who have transferred to the new, doctoral programme -specific degree structures.