The aim of doctoral studies in cognitive science is that the student should acquire deeper knowledge in the field, and to thoroughly prepare the student for independent work in research and development.

A double-exposed photo with a silhouette of a woman who seems to have the sun in her head. Photo Max The objective of the programme is to give the student the ability to plan and carry out high-quality independent research, to present and disseminate the research results obtained within and outside the academic world, and to integrate and unite knowledge and methods from several fields of cognitive science, such as philosophy, psychology, computer and information science, linguistics and communication, neuroscience, and anthropology.
The programme leading to a doctorate in cognitive science comprises 240 credits, and consists of courses for 60 credits and a thesis for 180 credits.

The general study syllabus (allmän studieplan) is available on the Swedish page.


PhD Theses in Cognitive Science

Doctoral Studies in Computer and Information Science