The Doctoral Student Ombudsman

Your rights

There are several laws regulating your situation as doctoral student. All important documents and information about your rights are available at the postgraduate studies page at Lund University:

Postgraduate studies at LU


Apart from this, the Swedish Council for Higher Education has published general information about rights, obligations and conditions that generally apply to your postgraduate studies on, including information about:

Third-cycle education in general

Individual Study Plan

Admission and Entry Requirements

Examination and Public Defense


Relevant links

SULF / Swedish Association of University Teachers

A-kassa / Unemployment Fund

Lund University Occupational Health Services

Trygghetsstiftelsen / Job Foundation