The Department of Arts and Cultural Sciences offers PhD programmes in Art History and Visual Studies, Book History, Ethnology, History of Ideas and Sciences, Information Studies and Musicology.
A PhD programme consists of two parts: courses and doctoral thesis. The program forms a total of 240 ECTS credits, in which the thesis is to account for at least 120 credits. A Swedish PhD education lasts four years full-time. At Lund University it is fully funded including wages, social security and entitlement to benefits.
In addition to their research and studies, Ph.D. candidates accepted to the graduate program at the Department of Arts and Cultural Sciences are expected to actively participate in the daily activities, including regular attendance of the research seminars.