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Doctoral studies at ITM

The third cycle education at the ITM school is led by the Director of Third Cycle Education (FA) in consultation with the Third Cycle Education Committee (FU). FU consists of all Directors of Doctoral Programs (DA), administrators and doctoral student representatives.

ITM’s process for recruiting Doctoral students


When applying for admission, the following documents (paper) are submitted to the Third Cycle Education Office after they have been approved by respective Director of Doctoral Program.

  • Application for admission to licentiate / doctor (form)
  • Copy of funding documentation
  • Copy of diploma with course documentation

Please note that no documentation should be sent by e-mail.

Once the doctoral student has been accepted, confirmation will be received by e-mail.

Once the doctoral student is accepted, the principle supervisor (HHL) creates an e-ISP (electronic individual study plan).

e-ISP - Individual study plans for doctoral students


Processes within doctoral studies at ITM

Doctoral programs and Directors of Doctoral Programs at ITM

Doctoral programmes and subjects at KTH .

The ITM School has one director for each doctoral programme. Directors of Third Cycle Education an doctoral programs at ITM

Timetable for licentiate seminars and dissertation

At KTH, dissertations and licentiate seminars can take place during the periods January 7 – June 15 and August 15 – December 20. All the times listed below must occur within those periods.

ISBN Request

Posting a doctoral or licentiate thesis

Thesis, thesis defence and qualification (information from KTH)

Application for a degree

After completing the education, the degree is applied for in the personal menu on KTH's web.

Scholarships (for travel and studies)

KTH's scholarships - overview

Forms and templates

Forms doctoral education (in Swedish only)

Mall för industridoktorandavtal (doc 48 kB)  (in Swedish only)
Mall för doktorandfinansiering (xlsx 150 kB)  (in Swedish only)
Guide to doctoral studies at ITM (pdf 3.7 MB)
Registration number: M-2017-1166, KS-code: 1.2

Belongs to: Industrial Engineering and Management (ITM)
Last changed: Sep 24, 2021