Strong international interest in the Helsinki ICT doctoral student call

Mon, 24.11.2014


The Helsinki Doctoral Education Network in Information and Communications Technology (HICT) received a total of 226 applications in its recent doctoral student call. Almost 90% of the applicants were of non-Finnish origin representing over 35 nationalities. The largest interest arose from applicants who had studied at a university in Finland (23% of all applications), Pakistan (9%), Iran (8%), United Kingdom (7%) and Sweden (6%).