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Doctoral education

We offer doctoral education in four subjects; three of them leading to an artistic degree, doctor of Philosophy in Fine Arts in Visual Arts, Theater or Music. The fourth leading to a scientific degree, Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education.

Artistic Research

The three subjects artistic that lead to an artistic doctoral degree are based on the artistic knowledge and the artistic work. The emphasis in the studies is on the independent artistic work within the framework of an artistic research project with the aim of developing knowledge of artistic issues.

Visual arts

Music Education Research Program

The subject Music Education leads to a doctor of philosophy. As a research field it is interdisciplinary in its nature and uses theories and methods from pedagogy, psychology, sociology, philosophy, anthropology, musicology and artistic research to understand and explain music pedagogical phenomena. The purpose of the postgraduate program in Music Education is to provide knowledge and to train independent and critical researchers with a broad subject theoretical knowledge, methodological skills and the ability to independently carry out research projects.

Music Education


Annika Michelsen
Research coordinator
annika [dot] michelsen [at] kanslik [dot] lu [dot] se
+46 40 32 54 96