Educational Policy, Lifelong Learning and Comparative Education Research (KEVEKO) at University of Turku provides high quality and comprehensive doctoral education under the guidance of distinguished professors and supervisors.
Research support and various funding opportunities to internationalize various researches form the pillar of KEVEKO for a knowledge based professional programme.Research themes of KEVEKO:
- Comparative and international studies of education and the integration of global, national and local policies in educational governance.
- Studies of educational policies and educational trajectories, e.g. studies of equity and equality in education as well as educational selection.
- Studies of higher education policies and changing functions and positions of university institutions.
- Studies of lifelong learning and working life including schooling and competence of adults.
- Studies of special education, disabilities and immigration of youth.
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Participation in supervisor’s guidance and the seminars of the Doctoral Programme
- Current theoretical questions in the field of
- Methodological studies
- Studies of research ethics
- Studies of scientific writing
- General skills of expertise
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
DisciplinesEducation Media Management
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Research plan
- Curriculum vitae (in Finnish or in English)
- Motivation letter
- Degree certificates and transcripts of study records
- Verification of the language proficiency
- Supervisor’s assessment of the applicant’s research plan and the applicant’s ability to complete a doctoral degree
- If the applicant has a right to study for a doctoral degree at another university or in another doctoral programme at the University of Turku
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 48 months.
NationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Turku
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
It is possible to receive a study grant for completing a scientific postgraduate degree. The recipient of a student grant is required to complete studies regularly and that the studies are full-time. A study grant is taxable income, and its amount is influenced by the student’s other income.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.