Students are admitted to the Doctoral Programme in Technical Sciences, and through the admission, they are also registered at the Graduate School of the University of Vaasa.

The application instructions and information about the eligibility for doctoral studies is available at the website of the Graduate School of the University of Vaasa. In addition to general eligibility for doctoral studies, doctoral candidates are expected to have adequate basic knowledge and research capabilities in the study field of their dissertation.

The university may require a student admitted to study for an academic postgraduate degree to complete the necessary supplementary studies in order to acquire the knowledge and skills needed for the studies. If the amount of required supplementary studies exceeds 30 ECTS when evaluating the applicant’s eligibility for postgraduate studies, the study right for a doctoral degree cannot be granted to the applicant.