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Ph.D. On Campus

Computer Science

University of Helsinki

12 months
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About

The Computer Science programme at the University of Helsinki belongs to the Doctoral Programme in Computer Science (DoCS).

Overview

The Doctoral Programme in Computer Science (DoCS) from University of Helsinki offers PhD thesis topics and high-quality supervision in several areas of computer science, including algorithmic bioinformatics, algorithms, data analytics, and machine learning, data science, networks and services and software systems.

Courses and stydying

A doctoral degree in the programme comprises of a doctoral thesis and 40 credits of additional studies. The studies are divided into discipline-specific studies, aimed to support your research project, and transferable skills training.

Part of the studies are completed flexibly through means other than traditional coursework: conference presentations, essays, scientific and popular articles, editing work etc.

Programme Structure

Key research areas
  • The general theme of the DoCS doctoral programme is computer science. The focal areas of DoCS are Algorithmic bioinformatics; Algorithms, data analytics, and machine learning; Data Science; Networks and services; and Software systems.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The application periods are:

  • 1–15 September 
  • 1–15 November 
  • 17–31 January 
  • 5–19 April 

Credits

40 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications must meet the minimum requirements set for supervisory arrangements (see selection criteria). The supervisors and the coordinating academic named in the application must have agreed to the task.
  • Your previous degree must be relevant to the planned research topic and discipline. A degree is regarded as relevant if it includes sufficient studies in a discipline which, given the topic of the proposed doctoral dissertation, can be regarded as a suitable basis for doctoral studies.
  • All the studies required for the degree you apply with completed, graded and registered by the end of the relevant application period. No exceptions are made to this rule. Applicants who are granted a study right must be able to present a certified copy of their official degree diploma before accepting the offered study place.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Helsinki

975 - 1584 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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