Supervising doctoral students

The purpose of the course is to provide a deeper understanding of doctoral supervision in relation to the prerequisites and conditions of third-cycle programmes and the phases of the research process. The course includes central themes such as the objectives of third-cycle programmes, content and form, as well as local, national, and international regulations. Study cultures and different dimensions of power relationships in connection to supervision are discussed. The course also problematises supervision styles, situations, and the role of the supervisor, as well as different phases of the research process such as planning, critical thinking, and evaluation and communication of research results. The course comprises lectures, group discussions, literature seminars, and other activities.

Course dates, Spring 2023:

23-24 January

3-4 April 

30-31 May

Registration closing date December 20, 2022.
If you wish to register after registrations have closed, please contact Magnus Levinsson directly.

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The course book, Doctoral supervision in theory and practice/ Forskarhandledning i teori och praktik (Brodin et al.) is available in both English and Swedish and is provided at no cost to course participants. Please indicate your preferred language or if you already have a copy: *

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