Contact & Admission


  • Students must already be enrolled in a PhD program in any humanities or social sciences subject across Swedish institutions.  
  • Students must specify if/how their thesis relates or may relate to digital perspectives, methods, tools or materials.  
  • Selection will be based on the quality of student applications. In case there is a high volume of applicants,  priority will be given to students that have two - three years left in their individual course of study. The free-standing courses may be available to a selected number of additional students provided that there is availability.

Requirements for DASH certificate

  • Introductory advanced workshop (two days in person: Autumn)
  • Attendance to a selection of seminars from across the partner universities
  • A minimum of one DASH-affiliated course in digital approaches to humanities with tools, methods and technologies
  • Advanced graduate workshop (two days in person: Spring)
  • Summer school in digital tools and methods in Zadar, Croatia (one week in person, two weeks online)

Application process

DASH will be open for applications starting March 31!

Doctoral candidates should apply via the following webform: Link to application form

Applications should include:

  • A CV (max 3 pages)
  • A thesis project plan (max 6 pages including references)
  • A cover letter motivating how their project could benefit from the graduate school and its activities (max 1 page)
  • A letter of reference by the supervisor(s), approving the student’s participation.
  • In their application, the candidate should prioritize the courses they are interested in from a scale of one to ten, with number one signifying strongest preference.
    Preference would be given to applicants who are committed to a minimum of one PhD course, one advanced graduate workshop, and one summer school which is financially supported. Seminar occasions are strongly recommended but not mandatory.

Upon completion students will be awarded a certificate stating that they have participated in the Swedish National Research School in Digital Humanities including completed activities (courses, summer school, seminars etc) and credits.

The deadline for submissions is May 31.