The University conducts doctoral education in several areas. Halmstad University has the right to award doctorates in three different areas: Information Technology, Innovation Sciences, and Health and Lifestyle. In other areas, doctoral education is conducted with the support of strategic collaboration agreements with other colleges and universities.
Doctoral education field of Health and Lifestyle
In this field, research is conducted from a multidisciplinary perspective on the factors that affect and are affected by health and illness, both on the individual and community levels. Doctoral education in this field is led by the research environment CVHI.
Doctoral education field of Information Technology
Within the field of Information Technology, the University conducts doctoral education in three subjects: Computer Science and Engineering, Informatics and Signals, and Systems Engineering. The doctoral education in the field will gradually expand to other subjects within the research environment. Doctoral education in this field is led by the research environment Halmstad Embedded and Intelligent Systems Research (EIS).
Doctoral education field of Innovation Sciences
Doctoral education in this field involves the study of how internal and external conditions affect innovation processes and how ideas succeed in the market, that is to say, become innovations. Doctoral education in this field is led by the research environment Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Learning research (CIEL).
Footnote. Subject to change. All doctoral education starts after the necessary decisions have been made.