At Your Service! At Your Service!

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

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


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

Ms Sari Damstén
Study Programme Coordinator, doctoral education
+358 400 176 701
On vacation Oct 16-24

  • applications for doctoral studies (applicants with foreign degrees and double doctoral degree/joint supervision cases)
  • study issues of double doctoral degree or cotutelle (joint supervision) students
  • Flexible Study Right (JOO) applications of LUT doctoral students
  • studies for graduation
  • changing/adding a supervisor
  • secretary of the Dissertation Committee
  • general doctoral study guidance
  • doctoral education issues at Academic Councils/preparation, meetings


Ms Merilin Juronen
Study Secretary
+358 50 462 6096

  • applications for doctoral studies (applicants with Finnish degrees)
  • changing/adding a supervisor
  • preparing the Dissertation Committee meetings (manuscripts, preliminary examiners)
  • obtaining permission to print
  • appointing opponent(s)
  • assessing a dissertation
  • graduation
  • general doctoral study guidance
  • doctoral education issues at Academic Councils/preparation

 

Ms Terhi Virkki-Hatakka
Project Manager (50%)
+358 40 505 6439
office 7629

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

Ms Marja Heimonen (2 days/week)
Study Secretary
+358 50 321 7886

  • Oodi-registrations
  • LUT Doctoral School web pages
  • other assisting duties

LUT Student Services Centre
open Mon-Thu 9-15, Fri 9-14
opinto@lut.fi

  • registering study attainments
  • transcripts of records
  • certificates of attendance
  • degree certificates

LUT Doctoral School Events LUT Doctoral School Events

 

LUT Doctoral School, in co-operation with other units organizes events aimed at all doctoral students of LUT. It is also possible participate in most of the events virtually (via ACP).

Thursday, September 14 at 9.15-11.00 am, lecture room 4511

The Dissertation Process from A to Z - the info session is aimed at those doctoral students who will start their dissertation process this year but everybody is welcome to participate.

Programme and information on how to register

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; vice president for research
  • 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 responsible

  • Doctoral Programme in Energy Systems  - Professor Juha Pyrhönen (deputy: Professor Heikki Handroos)
  • Doctoral Programme in Business and Management - Professor Janne Huiskonen (deputy: Professor Asta Salmi)
  • Doctoral Programme in Engineering Science - Professor  Antti Häkkinen (deputy: Professor Heikki Haario

 

Student representatives of the LUT DS steering group

  • Petri Ajo, junior researcher (Doctoral Programme in Engineering Science/Green Chemical Technology)
     
  • Juhani Talvela, doctoral student (Doctoral Programme in Business and Management/Industrial Engineering and Management)
     
  • Amir Toghyani, junior researcher (Doctoral Programme in Energy Systems/Production Engineering); doctoral student peer tutor for international doctoral students

Facebook-group LUT Doctoral Students

  • The group is a closed group for LUT 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.