Degree certificate

PhD Degree Certificate

For a PhD, the doctoral student must have passed the courses included in the programme and have passed a doctoral thesis. The thesis must have been defended orally at a public seminar. A PhD comprises 240 credits.

A PhD student at LTH can choose between the degrees Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering or Doctor of Philosophy.

Licentiate certificate 

For a licentiate, the student must have passed the courses included in the programme and have passed a licentiate thesis. The thesis must have been presented and reviewed at a public seminar. A licentiate comprises 120 credits. 

A PhD student at LTH can choose between the degrees Licentiate in Engineering or Licentiate of Philosophy.

Apply for a degree certificate

Degree certificates are issued by Lund University's Degree Office on application by the doctoral student. The degree requirements must have been fulfilled at the time of application. The application is to include confirmation that all components required for the degree have been completed. 

You apply through the application below and send it to Examensavdelningen, Lund University, Box 117, 221 00 Lund.

Information on degree certificate and application form (Lund University's website)

Questions regarding your application: examen@stu.lu.se.

Copies of Degree Certificate

If you need a certified copy of your PhD / licentiate certificate, you can email examen@stu.lu.se. If your PhD / licentiate degree was issued more than two years ago, please contact universitetsarkivet@legal.lu.se.

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