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1. Doctorate and licentiate degrees in 1991 - 2008

1. Doctorate and licentiate degrees in 1991 - 2008
The popularity of doctorate degrees has become even after a strong growth that has continued for years. In 2008, 1,527 doctorate degrees were completed, which is the same as one year before. The number of doctorate degrees is now around triple compared with the situation at the beginning of the early 1990s. The number of licentiates has nearly halved in ten years. Only 425 licentiate degrees were completed in 2008.

Source: Human resources of science and technology 2007. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Marianne Kaplas (09) 1734 3421, tiede.teknologia@stat.fi

Director in charge: Leena Storgårds


Updated 22.04.2010

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Human resources of science and technology [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-3244. 2008, 1. Doctorate and licentiate degrees in 1991 - 2008 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.3.2019].
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