The SEDU admits doctoral students once a year after an announcement. The announcements are advertised on our website for about two months before the application deadline, which usually falls at the beginning of the autumn semester.
The announcements are always published on the SEDU's website about two months before the last application date, which usually falls at the beginning of the autumn semester.
Open doctoral positions
PhD positions in Political Science with a focus on crisis management and security
PhD position in Political Science with a focus on crisis management and security and specialization in climate change
PhD position in Political Science with a focus on crisis management and security and specialization in intelligence studies
Meet PhD student Henrique Garbino
Henrique Garbino’s research focuses on the use of landmines and other explosive devices by non-state armed groups. With a background in the Brazilian Armed Forces and several international a...
Meet PhD student Emil Petersson
Although Emil Petersson does not have a military background he chose to conduct his doctoral studies at the Swedish Defence University. Events in South Ossetia thirteen years previously had...
Meet PhD student Hanna Deiaco
Hanna Deiaco is passionate about the Swedish total defence concept. Both in theory and in practice. In her doctoral thesis, she digs into the question of what the total defence really is - b...
Meet PhD student Patrik Hulterström
Patrik Hulterström has dedicated his life to the military. He is now writing his doctoral dissertation on wargames. “If there’s one thing we don’t want, it’s war. If we don’t want it, we mu...