Introductory days

Introductory days for new doctoral researchers

At the start of the semester, an introductory seminars(or a series of sessions) is organised for all newly admitted doctoral researchers in August.

The sessions provide information about

  • the general structure of doctoral studies
  • different course organisers
  • national and international networks
  • funding opportunities
  • services provided by HR, the library, the IT department, and the study register (Sisu) team
  • practicalities, e.g. contact details to the PhD Programme, departmental secretaries and the study coach

The seminar is an opportunity for new doctoral researchers to get to know each other, as well as representatives from the academic and administrative staff at Hanken. 

Participants will be informed about the seminar by e-mail. Material from the seminar will be available electronically after the seminar.

Introductory sessions 2022


Introductory seminar for doctoral researcher, autumn 2024

More information about Introduction seminar will be published during Spring 2024.



  • The links for the online sessions will be sent to newly admitted doctoral students in advance
  • Hanken School of Economics uses Microsoft Teams for meetings and lectures.
  • We recommend that you download Microsoft Teams app to your computer and phone if possible.
  • You can also use Microsoft Teams via some Internet browsers (Windows and Mac):
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
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    • Apple Safari
    • Mozilla Firefox
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer
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