Admission to the PhD programme without employment at the University of Oslo
The application deadlines for admission to the PhD programme are 1 March and 1 October every year. Applicants must document that they have sufficient funding to complete the PhD programme, for example through permanent employment. Private funding is not generally sufficient.
General requirements for admission to the PhD programme apply regardless of funding and employment.
See also admission procedures.
If you are not employed at the University of Oslo, you must document that you have sufficient funding to complete a PhD degree, for example through permanent employment.
Applications for admission to the PhD programme without employment at the University of Oslo must be written on a dedicated form (rtf) and submitted to the Faculty’s Programme Committee for Research Training - PFF P.O box 6706,St. Olavs plass 5, 0130 OSLO,Norway.
If you plan to complete the studies with funding from another institution or enterprise, you must also complete and submit an agreement for this (rtf). You must be affiliated with an active research community at the faculty. A project description and documentation of completed education must accompany the application.
Admission takes place twice a year, with application deadlines of 1 October and 1 March.