PhD studies

Banquet in the Golden Hall, City Hall. Photo: Ingmarie Andersson
Banquet in the Golden Hall, City Hall. Photo: Ingmarie Andersson
Banquet in the Golden Hall, City Hall. Photo: Ingmarie Andersson

    PhD programme

    The Centre for Research on Bilingualism offers a full PhD programme in bilingualism. The duration of the program is four years, which corresponds to eight semesters of full-time studies. The program is dedicated to graduate course reading and dissertation work.

    Obligatory and optional courses

    The course component accounts for 75 hp / 75 ECTS. There are both obligatory and optional courses. The obligatory courses account for 45 hp / 45 ECTS. The obligatory courses are listed below:

    • Bilingualism from an educational perspective, 7.5 credits
    • Bilingualism from a field/subject and historical perspective, 7.5 credits
    • Bilingualism from a learning perspective, 7.5 credits
    • Bilingualism from a psycho/neurolinguistic perspective, 7.5 credits
    • Bilingualism from a societal perspective, 7.5 credits
    • Statistics and statistical research methods, 7.5 credits

    The optional courses account for 30 hp / 30 ECTS. These courses are chosen in agreement with the thesis supervisor.

    Higher seminars

    In addition, doctoral students are required to actively participate in higher seminars organized at the Centre for Research on Bilingualism.
    Higher seminars/Högre seminariet

    General study plan in Bilingualism

    Please see the Faculty of Humanities' site (only in Swedish), at the bottom of the page: Institutionen för svenska och flerspråkighet (Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism) > Tvåspråkighet (Bilingualism).

    Supervision

    Students accepted into the PhD-programme have the right to supervision for the duration of their dissertation work. The supervisors are appointed at the beginning of the program.

    There is more information about it on the Swedish site: Handledning

    Our PhD students and ongoing dissertations

    Yvonne Carlsson, Gunilla Westin. Foto: Pia Nordin

    Yvonne Carlsson & Gunilla Westin

    Administration PhD studies for accepted Phd students

    E-post: yvonne.carlsson@su.se
    Tel: +46 8 16 37 48

    E-post: gunilla.westin@su.se
    Tel: +46 8 16 17 17

    Linus Salö

    Associate professor Linus Salö

    Director of PhD studies