You can search for doctoral programmes on the application portal Studyinfo.fi, or you can contact the universities directly about the doctoral study and research options they offer. Check the application times and procedures, eligibility requirements and other details with the university you are interested in.
The following links will take you to each university's Doctoral studies and research info pages.
- Aalto University
- University of Helsinki
- University of Eastern Finland
- University of Jyväskylä
- University of Lapland
- LUT University
- University of Oulu
- Hanken School of Economics
- University of the Arts Helsinki
- Tampere University
- University of Turku
- University of Vaasa
- Åbo Akademi University
Doctoral / PhD funding opportunities
See the advice on doctoral level scholarships to learn where you can search for doctoral level research funding. The universities may also offer paid doctoral and post-doc positions, see below.
Academic research positions and jobs
Announcements for doctoral and post-doc researcher positions at Finnish universities can also be found on academic recruitment sites like:
Early career researcher info & advice
Information, advice and guidelines for early career researchers - compiled by the Finnish Union of University Researchers and Teachers (FUURT)
Scientific research in Finland
Research.fi is a service offered by the Ministry of Education and Culture where you can learn more about the Finnish science and innovation system and policy, and research conducted in Finland.