Tampere University Student's Handbook
Doctoral Programme in Information Studies and Interactive Media (DPII)
The Doctoral Program in Information Studies and Interactive Media has been discontinued from August 1, 2021 on.
The transition period lasts until July 31, 2025, during which time students can complete their studies in the doctoral programme, but there is no longer admission to the doctoral programme.
The research field of information studies has been transferred to the Doctoral Programme of Humans and Technologies (DPHAT) and social science-oriented game studies has been transferred to the Doctoral Programme in Media, Communication and Performing Arts (DPMCP).
Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences
FI-33014 Tampere University
Head of the Doctoral Programme: Associate Professor Tuomas Harviainen
Study Coordinator: Sari Raudasoja
Education Assistant: Petra Lappalainen
Planning group for the Doctoral Programme
Chair: Associate Professor Tuomas Harviainen
University Lecturer Sanna Talja
Professor Olli Sotamaa
Steering Group for Doctoral Education
Chair: Vice Dean Pekka Verho
The Dean of the Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences
The Dean for example appoints pre-examiners, grants permissions for public defence, appoints staff for the defence (Custos, Opponent, Evaluation board), evaluates Licentiate Theses, approves the changes of supervisors, admits new students, signs degree certificates.
Faculty Council of the Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Science
The Faculty Council meetings are on Wednesdays at 13 o’clock. Material for the meeting must be submitted to the presenting official at least one week before the date of the meeting.
Tasks of the Faculty Council are for example grading of doctoral dissertations, the approval of curriculum and course offerings of the doctoral programme, the approval of selection criteria for new doctoral students, the handling of appeals.
Presenting official at the Faculty Council: Study Coordinator Sari Raudasoja
Dates of the Faculty Council meetings