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PhD Studies Office

The PhD Studies Office, which is part of the Faculty Office, handles the administrative part of postgraduate studies and executes the decisions taken in the Research Studies Board. The Office administers admissions, courses, thesis defences, travel grants, doctoral studentships, summer stipends, etc. The Office is also responsible for information, the website, consultation responses, financial reviews and issues concerning postgraduate studies.

emma roybon

Emma Roybon

Head of Research Administration
046-222 72 18

Overall administrative responsibility for the faculty's PhD programme.

anette saltin

Anette Saltin

Research Education Coordinator
046-222 49 26

Admissions to research studies, individual study plan, travel grants for research students, student funding, thesis defences. Secretary to the Research Studies Board. 


Madeleine Nyström

Research Education Coordinator
046-222 73 91

Research school in Medical Science and PhD courses.

Maria Sjöström

International Coordinator 
046-222 14 98

Coordinator for international issues related to the PhD programme. 

Research Studies Board

karin jirstroem

Karin Jirström

Professor, Vice Dean
Chair, Research Studies Board                                                                                                    
046-222 0829 or 0727-22 14 15

Working group for quality assessment system

Karin Jirström, Professor, Vice Dean
Göran Karlsson, Senior Researcher
Eva Ageberg, Deputy Head of Department
David Paulsson, Quality assurance coordinator
Emma Roybon, Head of Research administration
Anette Saltin, Research Studies Coordinator
Christopher Godina, PhD student representative

Working group for courses at postgraduate level

Jan Lexell, Professor
Jack Palmieri, PhD student representative
vacant, Research Education Coordinator

Working Group for examination of PhD program

Marcus Järås
Göran Karlsson, Senior lecturer
Karin Jirström, Professor, Vice Dean
Johan Flygare, Deputy Head of Department
Olga Göransson, Professor
Jan Lexell, Professor
Christopher Godina, PhD student representative
Anette Saltin, Research Studies Coordinator

Working group for internationalisation

David GIsselsson Nord, Professor, Vice Dean
Inger Hallström, Professor 
Anja Meissner, Associate Senior Lecturer
Anette Agardh, Professor
Predrag Bakic, Postdoc
Maria Sjöström, International Coordinator
Emma Roybon, Head of Research Administration
Anette Saltin, Research Education Coordinator
Sakshi Vats, PhD student representative

Review committee

Göran Karlsson, Senior lecturer
Jan Lexell, Professor
Karin Leandersson, Professor
Ylva Bengtsson, PhD student representative
Anette Saltin, Research Education Coordinator (send questions to

Departmental organisation for Postgraduate Studies

At each department, there is an Assistant Head of Department for third cycle studies.


Assistant Head of Department


Dept of Experimental Medical Sciences

Olga Göransson
046-222 95 52 

Jens Nilsson
046-222 77 88

Dept of Health Sciences

Eva Ageberg
046-222 49 43

Stina Elfverson
046-222 19 42

Dept of Clinical Sciences, Lund

Stefan Hansson
046-222 30 11

Helén Åkesson
046-222 06 75

Dept of Clinical Sciences, Malmö

Anette Agardh
040-39 13 38

Kerstin Troein
040-39 14 00

Dept of Laboratory Medicine, Lund

Marcus Järås
0723-87 36 03

Petter Almqvist-Ingersoll
046-222 15 16

Dept of Translational Medicine

Jan Astermark
040-33 71 12

Diana Vaduva 
040-39 10 67 

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