Doctoral education Deepen your expertise and complete a doctoral degree in fine arts, theatre and dance, or music. Become a doctoral student Read more about our doctoral programmes and the application process. Doctoral Programme in Fine Arts The Academy of Fine Arts offers doctoral education that emphasises high-quality artistic work and related research in the field of fine arts. Doctoral Programme of Artistic Research in Performing Arts Deepen your expertise and become an artist-researcher at the Theatre Academy. Doctoral Programme in Music Doctoral students can choose between three specialisation areas: Arts Study Programme, Research Study Programme and Applied Study Programme. Latest admission results for doctoral programmes Doctoral admissions results, spring 2023 Admissions results to the Academy of Fine Arts’, Theatre Academy’s and Sibelius Academy’s doctoral programmes. Funding for doctoral students Finland fellowship for new doctoral students Funding available for a one-year paid position for new doctoral students in music coming from outside EU/EEA. Doctoral units in the academies Find out more about our doctoral and research units in our three academies. Research and doctoral education at the Academy of Fine Arts Our international community conducts artist- and art-based research in fine arts and educates artist-researchers who renew the arts. The Performing Arts Research Centre Tutke and Doctoral Studies at the Theatre Academy The internationally networked research centre promotes artistic research in performing arts and their pedagogy. Docmus Doctoral School of Classical Music We are responsible for doctoral education within the Faculty of Classical Music of the Sibelius Academy. Mutri Doctoral School and Research Unit of Music Education, Jazz and Folk Music We are responsible for doctoral education and research in the Faculty of Music Education, Jazz and Folk Music at the Sibelius Academy. Find out more about our research Doctoral thesis Visit the institutional repository Taju and filter by organisational unit to see a list of our students’ doctoral thesis. Our projects See all our research projects as well as development and international co-operation projects. Living and studying in Helsinki Helsinki is a lively student city and one of the most popular European cities for international students. Practical information about life in Finland Moving to another country can be a puzzle. Here are some links and resources that might be useful if you are considering becoming a part of our international staff.