PhD Student Advisor / Doktorandombudsman på THS

Ingrid Iliou

My name is Ingrid Iliou and I am the PhD Student Advisor at THS.  I have worked for several years as a Human Relations (HR) Specialist at different big companies such as Karolinska Institute (KI) and the labor union, Unionen.

All PhD Students at KTH are welcome to contact Ingrid and can receive free support and advice. You can contact Ingrid if you have any issues regarding your position as a PhD student at KTH, such as funding trouble, poor treatment or questions regarding your rights and obligations as a PhD student. Anything you bring up is strictly confidential.

Ingrid’s office is located in The Student Union Building, Drottning Kristinas väg 15. She is in her office Monday – Thursday. If you like to schedule an appointment with Ingrid or if you have questions, please send an e-mail to You can also contact Ingrid by phone, calling 08-790 98 75, but keep in mind she will not be able to pick up if she is in a meeting, email is therefor the preferrd way to reach her.

Health Care Services for PhD students at KTH

If you are a student at KTH and experience health issues,  you can seek help from Stockholm Student Health Services.  PhD students with scholarships are also covered within Stockholm student health care. In addition to offer consultations and appointments, the student health care also offers free workshops, more information can be found here.

If you are an employed PhD student and are experiencing health issues that are thought to be related to your work, you can also turn to Occupational health care to get help. All employees have the opportunity to visit the occupational health care, Avonova three times a year without having to notify your supervisor/head of department or someone else at KTH. The visits are according to specialist expertise and must be booked in advance, more information is available here: Occupational health care