Electrical Engineering

Doctoral programme at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS)

Doctoral programme description

Approved 2010-06-01 (pdf 278 kB)

Syllabus for third-cycle subject

Electrical Engineering

Valid for new doctoral students: Approved 2019-06-13 (pdf 378 kB)

Valid for doctoral students admitted before 2019-06-13: Approved 2014-01-20 (pdf 543 kB)

Valid for doctoral students admitted before 2014-01-20: Approved 2010-11-11 (pdf 109 kB)  (in Swedish)

Are you wondering which syllabus applies to you, or do you want to change to a newer syllabus? See "Which syllabus for third-cycle subject applies to me?" under frequently asked questions .

Courses within the doctoral programme

Compulsory courses

In pedagogics

FLH3000 Basic Communication and Teaching 3.0 credits
This course is given in English about four times a year, in P1, P1-P2, P3, P3-P4. Please see the schedule and sign up via the application form found on this page .

In research methodology and theory of science

FAK3014 The Theory and Methodology of Science - Minor Course 3.0 credits
This course is given several times per year, in P1, P2, P3, P4. Sign up via the application form linked under the heading "Supplementary information". Once you receive a confirmation that you have gotten a space on the course, please forward your confirmation to doctoral-education-support@eecs.kth.se  and request to be formally admitted in Ladok. Once you have been admitted, you will be able to register yourself online via your Ladok page during the web registration period for that course round. The web registration dates for each study period can be found on this web page .

FAK3012 Supplementary Course in Theory and Methodology of Science 3.0 credits
Students who have already taken a course in research methodology during their master's studies should opt for this course instead of FAK3014. The course is offered in P1, P2, P3 and P4. Sign up via the application form linked under the heading "Supplementary information". Once you receive a confirmation that you have gotten a space on the course, please forward your confirmation to doctoral-education-support@eecs.kth.se  and request to be formally admitted in Ladok. Once you have been admitted, you will be able to register yourself online via your Ladok page during the web registration period for that course round. The web registration dates for each study period can be found on this web page .

In research tools, conceptual and practical

FAK3127 The Sustainable Scientist 2.0 credits ← the course fee is covered by the school
This course will be offered every year in period 4. A requirement for offering each course round is that sufficiently many students apply. Students should have studied at least one year on third cycle level (doctoral studies) before taking this course. Sign up via the application form linked under the heading "Supplementary information". Once you receive a confirmation that you have gotten a space on the course, please forward your confirmation to doctoral-education-support@eecs.kth.se  and request to be formally admitted in Ladok. Once you have been admitted, you will be able to register yourself online via your Ladok page during the web registration period for that course round. The web registration dates for each study period can be found on this web page .

In scientific writing

FDS3103 Introduction to Scientific Writing 2.0 credits ← the course fee is covered by the school
This course is offered every year, in P4. To sign up, please send an email stating your name and civic registration number to doctoral-education-support@eecs.kth.se .

FDS3102 Writing Scientific Articles 5.0 credits
Some doctoral students have taken this interesting course, instead of DS3103.

Optional courses

​See the subheading "How to find planned courses​" on the web page Course information for doctoral students .

Doctoral Programme Council

Programme Director

Contact for general questions.

Track Representatives

Contacts for matters related to the third-cycle subject.

Tracks within the specialisation Electrical Engineering

Track: Energy and electromagnetics
Division: Electromagnetic Engineering (EME)

Track: Energy and electromagnetics
Division: Electric Power and Energy Systems (EPE)

Track: Information and communications technology
Division: Information Science and Engineering (ISE)

Track: Decision and Control Systems
Division: Decision and Control Systems (DCS)

Track: Microsystems
Division: Micro and Nanosystems (MST)

Track: Plasma physics
Divisions: Fusion Plasma Physics (FPP) / Space and Plasma Physics (SPP)

Track within the specialisation Sustainable Energy Technologies and Strategies (SETS)

Track: Sustainable Energy Technologies and Strategies (SETS)
Division: Electric Power and Energy Systems (EPE)

Doctoral student representatives

Representatives in EECS Doctoral Program Executive Committee

Works on improving third-cycle education within the doctoral programme.

Doctoral Education Support

Contact for adminstrative matters.

Find more contacts on the web page Council for Third Cycle Education .

References

Explanation of course codes within the programme (pdf 79 kB)