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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.

Admission requirements

General requirements for admission to the PhD programme apply regardless of funding and employment.

See also admission procedures.

Funding

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.

The Research Council of Norway has schemes for public and private sector employees; the Public sector PhD Scheme and the Industrial PhD Scheme respectively.

Applications

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‚Äôs 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.

Application deadline

Admission takes place twice a year, with application deadlines of 1 October and 1 March.

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Published Apr. 22, 2015 8:22 AM - Last modified Mar. 31, 2017 11:49 AM