42 Doctoral positions

Åbo Akademi University
September 04 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Åbo Akademi University provides a unique environment for research and education in the historical campus areas of Åbo, Vasa and Jakobstad. With its 7,000 students and 1,300 employees, Åbo Akademi University is an international, inspiring and unique university.

The university offers an innovative research environment that supports doctoral students and researchers in their work and common endeavour to create new knowledge and publish it for the scientific and surrounding societies to take part of. Doctoral studies at ÅAU provide students with systematic, high-level and supervised doctoral training.


Åbo Akademi University offers 42 new doctoral positions for the period January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2021. Three positions are affiliated to the ÅAU research profile Minority Research, focusing on minority culture and identity, multilingualism, discrimination, equality and democracy.

The positions are placed at the Faculties:

Faculty of Arts, Psychology and Theology

Faculty of Education and Welfare Studies

Faculty of Social Sciences, Business and Economics

Faculty of Science and Engineering

The doctoral positions are open for those who are qualified for PhD studies and have a supervisor or a potential supervisor (who has agreed on supervision) at Åbo Akademi University. The purpose of the positions is to offer PhD students a possibility to engage in studies and work on the thesis full-time.

Deadline for submission of the application is September 29, 2017 at 3 p.m. (Finnish time). For more information, please visit the web page: www.abo.fi/en/rekrytering


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