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TUKO1243 Orientation day for doctoral candidates, 1 op 
Koodi TUKO1243  Voimassaolo 01.01.1950 -
Nimi Orientation day for doctoral candidates  Lyhenne Orientation day 
Laajuus1 op  Vanhenemisaika  
TyyppiTutkijakoulu Oppiaine0960 Tutkijakoulu 
LajiOpintojakso  Tuntimäärä  
Opinto-oikeus   ArvosteluHyväksytty, hylätty, arvosanat 1-5 
Suositeltu suoritusaika 
Vastuuyksikkö Tutkijakoulu 

Annukka Jakkula 


After successful completion of this course, the doctoral candidate will have

- participated in the orientation day (in-situ or online)
- learned useful information for carrying out doctoral studies at the University of Lapland
- made his/her doctoral study plan or updated the existing plan.


The doctoral degree in the thematic programmes consists of:

- Doctoral dissertation (180 ECTS)
- Discipline-specific and faculty-specific studies (20 ECTS)
- Studies of the doctoral programme (20 ECTS)
- Philosophy of science and general research skills (20 ECTS)

Information on these parts are provided by the organising team. In the general doctoral programme, the structure of the doctoral degree follows the faculty’s structure.

Furthermore, information on the following topics will be provided:
- library services
- funding opportunities.


Edeltävät opinnot 

The doctoral candidate must be enrolled in one of the doctoral programmes (thematic or general).

Toteutus ja työmuodot 

The doctoral candidate participates actively in the orientation day, makes or updates his/her doctoral study plan and gets an approval for the plan from the supervisor.

Vaadittavat suoritukset 

Active participation in the event, doctoral study plan (JOPS) approved by the doctoral candidate’s supervisor.




The orientation day takes place on Friday 28 August 2020 (10–15.00) at the University of Lapland, Rovaniemi.

In-person presence is hoped for, but a remote connection will also be made available for those who are unable to participate in the day in Rovaniemi.

The Programme

10:15 Welcoming words, Vice-Rector for Research Osmo Rätti
10:30 Alumni speaking, Founding Partner of Kotiranta & co. Attorney at Law Ltd, Professor of Practice Kai Kotiranta – (law alumnus), Programme Director at Finnish Forum for Mediation, Maija Gellin (education alumna)
11:15–12:15 Getting started with the research project, University Lecturer Juha Himanka
lunch break
13–13.30 to be continued: Getting started with the research project, University Lecturer Juha Himanka
13:45–14:30 Alumni speaking, University Lecturer Laura Tiitinen (social sciences alumna), University Researcher Ashley Colley (art & design alumnus)
14:30–14:45 Ethical review, Research Expert Petra Falin
14:45–15:00 Services for researchers at the library, Information Specialist Liisa Hallikainen


Doctoral candidates


Annukka Jakkula




Graduate School and the doctoral candidate’s supervisor


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