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Teaching: Doctoral Students

On this page you find:


General information

General information on the Internal Faculty of Social Sciences pages:

Steering documents and regulations for teaching on Bachelor and Master levels

Information on reading lists, compensation and course reports

General information on teaching as a PhD student in Sweden:

PhD online handbook by Sweden’s United Student Unions

Beginner’s Guide to Swedish Academy by Young Academy of Sweden

Planning your teaching

Discuss potential teaching ideas with your supervisor first and then with the director of undergraduate studies who will inform you of available teaching options. Your teaching may begin with individual seminars or lectures and become more extensive in a later step. This will depend on the general teaching needs at the department.

 Contact the responsible colleagues to enquire about teaching opportunities:

For teaching first and second cycle courses at the department:
Rikard Bengtsson (rikard [dot] bengtsson [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se)
Daniel Alfons (daniel [dot] alfons [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se)

Further contacts:

For bookings and timetables: 
Kristina Gröndahl Nilsson (
kristina [dot] grondahl_nilsson [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se)

For submitting course syllabi, getting access to courses on Canvas, and submitting reading lists:
Helen Fogelin (
helen [dot] fogelin [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se)

Supervision

PhD students may act as supervisors for undergraduate thesis authors, but usually not above intermediate or bachelor levels. It is advisable to take on supervision after having gained some initial teaching experience. If you are interested in supervising, please consult first with your supervisor and then with Daniel Alfons.

Pedagogical courses

The courses in higher education teaching and learning are mandatory for everyone who teaches at Lund University.

Courses at the Division for Higher Education Development

Further information can be found here on the PhD handbook site

Do you have questions regarding your employment? Please, contact:

Deputy Head of Department/Assistant Head of Department for PhD studies
Magdalena Bexell
Available by appointment, room 361
Phone: +46 46 222 01 66
E-mail: 
magdalena [dot] bexell [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se


Do you have questions regarding your education? Please, contact:

Director of PhD Studies
Fariborz Zelli 
Telephone: +46 46 222 47 64
E-mail: 
fariborz [dot] zelli [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se