Change of Major

Change of major subject or study location

Instructions for changing the PhD major subject/study location:

Please use the following application form when applying for change of major subject/study location:


The following documents should be enclosed:

  • A statement explaining why you wish to change your major/study location.
  • A transcript of records indicating courses already completed within doctoral studies at Hanken.
  • A research proposal.
  • Other documents in accordance with the supplementary requirements set by the majors, if the intended major has specific requirements in addition to the basic ones.

Please submit the filled in and signed application form and enclosures to the PhD coordinator. Your application will be processed during the next application round to the Hanken PhD Programme. You will be notified in writing of the decision made by the rector. If your application is not accepted, then your studies will continue within the original major subject/study location. If your application is accepted then you will be assigned a new degree supervisor.

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