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Rules and syllabi

Rules and procedures applicable to third-cycle education are described in a number of governing documents that have been adopted by various bodies.

The Handbook for Postgraduate Students issued by the National Agency for Higher Education describes the higher education system in Sweden. The University of Gothenburg and the Faculty of Science have also adopted local rules for third-cycle education.

The following rules and regulations apply to third-cycle courses and programmes at the Faculty:

Rules for Third Cycle Education

Admission regulations

Admission regulations (link to staff portal)

Adopted by the Faculty Board


Syllabi (You find links under headline Syllabi)
Adopted by the Faculty Board

Individual Studyplan

Individual Study PlanAdopted by the Head of Department

Process for the repoting of Deviations from the rules

National law and regulation: 


Valid for third-cycle students admitted after April 1, 2008.

The documents are translations of the original Swedish texts, which are definitive.

Syllabus - ConservationSyllabus - MathematicsSyllabus - Mathematical StatisticsSyllabus - Natural SciencesSyllabus - Mathematics/Natural Sciences, specialising in Educational Sciences


More information about third-cycle education


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