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 in the spring 2020:

  • Management, Organisation and ICT - FHS0023 (7,5 hp), given in Uppsala and given by Uppsala University and Stockholm University. Course directors: Associate Professor Jan Lindvall (UU) and Professor Jan Löwstedt (SU). The course is obligatory within the Research School MIT. The number of places at the course are limited. The course is open to all PhD Students, but priority is given to PhD students witihin MIT. Here you can find a course guide. You can sign up here no later than the 10th of February 2020.
  • The Art and Craft of Academic Writing - FHS0026 (7,5 hp), given in Uppsala. Course Director: Researcher Gundula Lücke. NB! This course is intended for doctoral students year two and up and the number of places are limited. More information will come soon. Here you can find a schedule. Here is the Course plan from last year (NB! The dates are old). More information about the course 2020 will come soon. You can sign up here no later than the 10th of February 2020.
  • Seminars and Thesis Work - FHS0040 (7,5 hp), given in Uppsala. Course Director: Professor Christina Keller. he course is obligatory within the Research School MIT. The number of places at the course are limited. The course is open to all PhD Students, but priority is given to PhD students witihin MIT. You can sign up here no later than the10th of January 2020.
  • Research in Information Systems and Informatics - FHS0091 (NB! This course description is from 2019 so the dates are old) (7,5 hp), given in Uppsala 13-14/2, Lund 12-13/3, Visby 1-2/4 and in Lund 19-20/5. Course Director: Professor Pär Ågerfalk.Here is a schedule. The course is obligatory within the Research School MIT. The number of places at the course are limited. The course is open to all PhD Students, but priority is given to PhD students witihin MIT. You can sign up here no later than the10th of January 2020. 

Doctoral courses offered in the autumn 2019:

The following four courses are obligatory within the SUBS Programme:

  • Methods for Empirical Analysis I - PHD607 (7,5 hp), is given at Stockholm School of Economics and starts 1 November 2019. Course Director: Associate Professor Richard Sandberg.
     
  • The Research Process - PHD200 (7,5 hp), is given at Stockholm School of Economics and starts 17 December 2019. Course Director: Professor Udo Zander.

Other courses in the autumn 2019:

  • Management and Organization Classics - FHS0027 (7,5 hp) is given in Uppsala 4/12 2019 - 21/1 2020. Course Director: Associate Professor Karin Brunsson. The course is open to all PhD students subject to availability of places. You could sign up here no later than the 13th of November 2019.

Doctoral courses that were offered in the 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