A licentiate comprises 120 credits of research studies, which corresponds to two years of full-time study. A licentiate can form a stage in your studies for those admitted to a PhD, but you can also end your studies with a licentiate. The academic thesis is called a licentiate thesis and is presented and assessed at a public seminar. For a licentiate degree, you must have passed the courses that form part of the programme and the licentiate thesis.
Regulations and forms
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- Regulations on licentiate degrees (283 kB)
- Decision regarding remuneration for external opponent (278 kB)
- Form for notification of licentiate seminar (216 kB)
- Template for decision on passed seminar (238 kB) - in Swedish
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