PhD Courses

The PhD Program in Business Studies comprises a total of 240 credits, of which 90 credits consist of courses and 150 credits of work with the PhD Thesis.

New PhD students follow a mandatory course program (SUBS) the first autumn semester which consists of four mandatory courses, a total of 30 credits.

The SUBS Program (Stockholm Uppsala Business Studies) is a joint effort between the Department of Business Studies at Uppsala University, Stockholm School of Economics and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU). Some of our PhD students also follow mandatory courses given within The Research Schools: Management och IT (MIT), Nord-IB (PhD program in International Business) and FIRE (The Research School in Accounting).

Doctoral courses offered 2018/2019:

Mandatory courses:
The SUBS-program contains the following four mandatory courses, given
AUTUMN 2018:

  • Perspectives on Science and Research, Autumn 2018 (7.5hp), given in Uppsala with start 6th Sept 2018. Course director: Professor Fredrik Tell.
  • Qualitative Methods (7.5hp), given in Uppsala with start 27th Sept. 2018. Course director: Professor Linda Wedlin.
  • Quantitative Methods I (7.5hp), given at SSE with start 1st Nov 2018. Course director: Rickard Sandberg, SSE. Please see SSEs website.
  • Research Process (7.5hp), given at SSE with start 1 dec. Course director: Professor Udo Zander, SSE. Please see SSEs website.

Other courses given AUTUMN 2018:

SPRING 2019:

To register

To sign-up, see the registration link next to the respective syllabus. Contact Golondrian Janke if you have any queries.

Doctoral students from other universities are welcome to participate, subject to availability of places. To sign up please follow the instructions to each course.

A course fee (5000:-) is charged doctoral students that do not belong to the U6 network (i.e. the universities of Göteborg, Linköping, Lund, Stockholm, Umeå, Uppsala, including MIT research school and Stockholm School of Economics). Please sign up by using the form Application for PhD Courses

Links to other Universities

  • Stockholm School of Economics: HHS
  • Stockholm University, Stockholm Business School: SBS
  • Göteborg University; Handelshögskolan

Link to other PhD courses within organisation theory