Doctoral Programme in Educational Studies

The Doctoral Programme in Educational Studies offers quality research training for postgraduate students pursuing licentiate and doctoral degrees in the field of education. The Doctoral Programme provides an opportunity for multidisciplinary and multimethodological research in education.

The research themes of the doctoral degree programme cover education, training, teaching, learning, development and instruction, learning environments and teacher education. The themes may also be related to wellbeing and social and cultural questions in the context of education and training.

The disciplines included in the doctoral programme are science of adult education, special education, educational science, home economics, craft science and early childhood education. The doctoral programme is also open to doctoral students pursuing a doctorate in mathematics and science if the theme of their licentiate thesis or doctoral dissertation is related to the research topics of the doctoral programme.

Doctoral programme has an informing group in Moodle and also a social network group in UEF's Yammer.
For further details contact: kaisu.kortelainen(at)