At Your Service! At Your Service!

LUT Doctoral School Office (2318)
E-mail: doctoral.studies(at)lut.fi

Postal address: LUT Doctoral School, Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, P.O. BOX 20, 53851 Lappeenranta, Finland.

Occasionally we are working from home. For personal appointments please ensure our presence at the office first by e-mail.

No student appointment on Academic Council and Dissertation Committee meeting days or meeting preparation days:

September: 3.-4.9., 17.9., 24.-25.9.
October: 2.10., 8.10., 22.10.-23.10., 30.10.
November: 5.11., 13.11., 19.11., 20.11.
December: 3.12., 11.12., 18.12.

Ms Sari Damstén
Study Programme Coordinator
+358 400 176 701
On vacation 27.9., 30.9. and 29.11.

  • general doctoral study guidance
  • applications for doctoral studies
  • study issues of double doctoral degree or cotutelle (joint supervision) students
  • Flexible Study Right (JOO) applications of LUT University doctoral students
  • studies for graduation
  • Dissertation Committee meeting preparations
  • doctoral education issues at Academic Councils/preparation, meetings
     

Ms Saara Merritt
Study Programme Coordinator
+358 50 462 6096
On vacation 13.9. and 21.10.

  • general doctoral study guidance
  • applications for doctoral studies
  • dissertation process issues (preliminary examiners, permission to print, opponent, assessment of dissertation, graduation)
  • secretary of the Dissertation Committee
  • Dissertation Committee meeting preparations
  • doctoral education issues at Academic Councils/preparation

 

Ms Marja Heimonen
Study Secretary (50 %)
+358 50 321 7886

  • student register Oodi registrations (including study results)
  • changes in supervisor arrangements
  • LUT Doctoral School web pages
  • other assisting duties


Ms Terhi Virkki-Hatakka
Project Manager (50%)
+358 40 505 6439
office 7551

  • LUT Doctoral School events
  • secretary of the LUT Doctoral School steering group
  • feedback systems
  • networks, national cooperation
     

LUT Student Services Centre
opinto@lut.fi

Office hours and personnel

Give Feedback! Discuss! Give Feedback! Discuss!

Doctoral students are asked to give feedback during their studies and also in connection with graduation process. The feedback is handled at the meetings of the LUT Doctoral School steering group. You can also suggest issues to be handled in the steering group, which has three student representatives as well (see below). Feel free to contact them.

You are welcome to give feedback anytime, below you find examples of other feedback channels concerning the issues below:

  • Supervision: supervisor(s), the head of the doctoral programme; Jari Hämäläinen, vice president for research and innovation
  • Course tray: head of the doctoral programme, teacher(s), person responsible for the research field
  • Study guidance: LUT Doctoral School
  • Uni/doctoral studies: LUT Doctoral School
  • LUT intranet (Doctoral education): LUT Doctoral School

 

You can give feedback and development suggestions on doctoral education also by using LUT intranet feedback channel (see intranet main page - Shortcuts - Proposals and Feedback).

Doctoral programmes and persons in charge

  • Doctoral Programme in Energy Systems  - Professor Juha Pyrhönen (deputy: Professor Heikki Handroos)
  • Doctoral Programme in Business and Management - Professor Paavo Ritala (deputy: Professor Asta Salmi)
  • Doctoral Programme in Engineering Science - Professor Bernardo Barbiellini (deputy: Professor Janne Huiskonen)

 

Student representatives of the LUT DS steering group 

  • Ilona Toth, junior researcher (Doctoral Programme in Business and Management/Economics and Business Administration)
     
  • Amir Toghyani, post-doctoral researcher (LUT School of Energy Systems); doctoral student peer tutor for international doctoral students

Facebook-group LUT University Doctoral Students

  • The group is a closed group for LUT University doctoral students (admins: the student members of LUT DS steering group).
  • You can also join a national group called National Group for Doctoral Students in Finland.