The Faculty of Law in Oslo is the oldest and largest educational and research institution within the field of law in Norway. Here you can work with some of Europe’s best researchers within the fields of law and participate in exciting research projects.
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For All PhD candidates
For doctoral research fellows employed at the University of Oslo and the Faculty of Law
Information on pay, leave, illness and extension of the study period can be found on the University of Oslo’s For employees web pages. The faculty also has its own pages for research fellows (in Norwegian).
For PhD candidates with external funding
EDOLAD is a specialized doctoral programme for research fellows researching the relationship between law and development. The programme is unique and innovative, and is based upon cooperation between six universities. It is the first joint doctorate in which Norway has participated. The programme has its own educational programme, deadlines and rules. The level and admission criteria are the same as the Faculty’s ordinary PhD programme.
About the PhD programme
- 3 years full-time studies and research
- educational component worth 30 credits and doctoral thesis
- public trial lecture and defence
- approximately 15 doctoral candidates undertake a public defence each year at the Faculty
All relevant notifications will be sent to you by the Faculty via e-mail.
Another route to a doctoral degree.