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Postgraduate Degrees

Licentiate degree

Licentiate is a possible first level in the postgraduate studies. 120 Higher Education Credits of doctoral studies and a thesis of at least 60 Higher Education Credits must be completed to qualify for a licentiate degree.

Doctorate (Ph.D.)

To qualify for a Ph.D., the initial degree must be followed by at least 240 Higher Education Credits of additional studies on a postgraduate level, including a publicly defended thesis of at least 120 Higher Education Credits.

Application for degree certificate

Application for degree certificate

Ph.D. students at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences please contact the Dean’s Office.

Contact the office of degree administration

E-mail: examen@liu.se

Telephone: +46 13 28 10 00 (vx)


Visiting Address

Campus Valla
Terra building, entrance 37

Campus Norrköping


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  • Due to a change of system we must close the degree application in the Student Portal on October 1
  • The electronic application will re-open in December

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Last updated: Fri Jul 06 13:10:11 CEST 2018