Doctoral Programme of Clinical Research

Doctoral Programme of Clinical Research is a multidisciplinary doctoral programme that covers all the specialties in clinical medicine including dentistry.

The purpose of the doctoral programme is to educate professional scientists in clinical research and act as a link from biomedicine to clinical medicine. It serves PhD students in all health care units that are part of the special responsibility area (ERVA) of Kuopio University Hospital (KUH) in cooperation with other national doctoral programmes in clinical research. Doctoral training is mostly provided in the hospital environment of Kuopio University Hospital and as online courses. More than 250 doctoral students study their PhD degree in the programme.

Following post graduate degrees can be completed in the Doctoral Programme of Clinical Research: Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Dental Science, Licentiate of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy, Licentiate of Health Science and Doctor of Health Science, Licentiate of Science (Pharmacy) and Doctor of Science (Pharmacy).