Low Soo Peng Sweden University

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Low Soo Peng Sweden University

  1. 1. PhD education at Swedish Universities
  2. 2. Requirements for admission • At least 120 university points – Linked towards the research area • Professional experience • The capacity of the applicant
  3. 3. Awards • Licentiate degree – 2 years (80p) – 40p has to be a paper • PhD degree – 4 years (160p) – 80p thesis, 40-60p courses – It is the highest academic degree
  4. 4. Duties • 20% work at the department – Teaching undergraduate students – Laboratory supervisor – Calculating exercise supervisor – Other duties
  5. 5. Personal Curriculum • Timetable for the education – Courses to take – Preliminary dates for articles/dissertation chapters • Obligations – by the PhD student and by the faculty board
  6. 6. PhD students • More than 18 000 active PhD students – 20% from foreign countries • PhD doing 50% of the research • The median age for admission is 29 • The median age for PhD is 35 • 2166 PhDs was awarded in year 2000
  7. 7. Chalmers • Salary as a PhD student (Skr/month) – First year 18 650 – After lic 21 400 – After 80 % 22 150 • Research profiles – Real-time systems, Dependable computing, Dependable software systems – Parallel and distributed architectures, High-performance computer architectures – Digital communication, Security, Security in computer networks – Efficient algorithms for generation of Virtual Reality pictures.
  8. 8. Linköpings University • Salary as a PhD student (Skr/month) – First year 18 750 – After 30% up to 22 750 – After 60% up to 24 250 • Research profiles – Artificial Intelligence and Integrated Computer Systems – Databases and Information Technique – Human-Centered Systems – Information Systems and Management – Software and Systems
  9. 9. Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan • Salary as a PhD student (Skr/month) – First year 18 300 – After 30% 19 000 – After 50% 21 200 – After 80% 22 300 • Research profiles – Computational Vision and Active Perception Laboratory – Autonomous Systems – Studies of Artificial Neural Systems – Theoretical Computer Science
  10. 10. Örebro University • Salary as a PhD student (Skr/month) – First year 16 500 – Second year 17 500 – Third year 18 700 – Fourth year 20 700 • Research profiles – The Biologically Inspired Sensing and Control Lab – The Mobile Robotics Lab – The Intelligent Control Lab – The Learning Systems Lab
  11. 11. Lund University • Salary as a PhD student (Skr/month) – First year 17 000-22 000 – After 80p +1000 – After 120p +1000 • Research profiles – Algorithms and Data Structures – Software Development Environments – Artificial Intelligence – Embedded Systems Design

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