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Why choose Tampere University for your doctorate?

Tampere University offers a multidisciplinary community, international research setting, and modern facilities for the successful completion of your doctoral degree. There is a lot to choose from. Our twenty-two doctoral programmes offer competitive and high standard surroundings, support, and direction for your future career and internationalization. Your doctoral research will be supervised by two highly established scholars in surroundings housing all modern tools needed. Our doctoral programmes also actively collaborate with a range of stakeholders, industry, business, and our international partners.

Tampere University’s joint Doctoral School offers some 60 courses on a yearly basis for the benefit of our 2500 active doctoral researchers. The courses and events help you network with other researchers, and to develop into an interdisciplinary expert with researcher, methods, and transferable skills best suited to your own goals. Our university’s three beautiful campuses, efficient public transport, the distinctive lakeside nature and safe small city surroundings make Tampere one of the most popular places to study, live and prosper.

Research projects and groups

At Tampere University, research is conducted in the units of our Faculties as well as in numerous research groups and projects. Familiarize yourself with our Faculties, units, research groups and projects below.

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