Doc­toral Pro­gramme in Plant Sci­ences

The Doctoral Programme in Plant Sciences (DPPS) trains world-class experts in the fields of basic and translational plant sciences including plant biology and associated biotic interactions, plant production and other applications such as bioenergy.

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  • An international community of 70 doctoral candidates from all over the world
  • Part of the largest group of plant science researchers in Finland
  • A joint collaboration between the Faculties of Biological & Environmental Sciences and Agriculture & Forestry
  • An international community of more than 55 supervisors
  • Admissions for study rights: twice a year – 7 new doctoral students admitted each year
  • University-funded doctoral candidate positions: call for applications once a year

Check out our alumni pages to see the exciting careers our graduates are pursuing, and browse our recent doctoral theses at the university’s open digital archive.