Doctoral supervision

The course is open for staff at Lund university who supervise, or will supervise, doctoral students. Supervisors outside Lund university can also apply provided their students are admitted to doctoral education at Lund university. The course meets Lund university's requirement for supervisor training and is equivalent of the courses for prospective docents given at LTH and the Faculty of science. The course is given in English. The number of participantsis limited to 24.

Classroom meetings are comprised of lectures, discussions and sharing of experiences. Between meetings, five assignmentsshould be completed. The course deals with the supervisor role, student learning, and the pedagogy of supervision. Other examples include rules and regulations, local circumstances and policy, equal opportunities, power and ethics.

Scheduled meetings

7 September, 9.15-12.00

5 October, 9.15-15.00

19 October, 9.15-12.00

16 November, 9.15-15.00

2 December, 9.15-12.00

21 January 2021, 9.00-16.00

The meetings take place at AHU in room O104, MNO-huset, Sölvegatan 16, Lund.

Course syllabus


Eva Brodin, AHU (course leader)

Anders Sonesson, AHU


Inför höstterminen

Om COVID-19-läget så kräver kommer AHU:s campuskurser och kurser med campusinslag att ersättas med distansalternativ. Information om detta och eventuella ändrade datum går ut till alla anmälda innan sommaren.

The COVID-19-situation: If necessary, AHU’s campus courses, and campus meetings, this autumn will be replaced by distance alternatives. Applicants will be informed on any changes before the summer.


Language: English

Scope: Two weeks of full-time work

Charge for admission: Lund university employees 7.800 SEK 

Application: You apply to the course no later than 8 June2020 by way of the educational coordinator or equivalent person at your faculty. Limited number of admission places. Teachers from outside Lund university can apply for the course and will be admitted due to available places. The number of participants is limited to 24.



Submit your application to your faculty contact.