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CompSci is a Doctoral Programme (2021-2026) launched and managed by the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Oslo (UiO).
CompSci combines a disciplinary doctoral programme with intensive training in computational and data science. It is partly funded by the EU Horizon 2020 under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action (MSCA) - Co-funding of Regional, National and International Programmes (COFUND).

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About CompSci

Read about our projects, training programme and more.

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Do you want to join CompSci?

Learn about the application process here!

The reserve call, Call 2b, is now open!
The application deadline is on September 23, 2022.

Apply to Call 2b



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As a CompSci PhD candidate you will be supervised by internationally leading researchers. The CompSci programme provides a list of doctoral projects within six research fields:

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The CompSci programme provides a broad list of experienced supervisors on a top international level, who has track records in interdisciplinary research and experience in combining computational and disciplinary approaches in their research.

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Training programme

The use of computing and data science fundamentally changes our research, industry, government and society. To be competitive in research and innovation, as an aspiring young researcher, you will need to acquire a solid set of skills in computing and data science, in addition to your disciplinary basis.


Employment conditions will include the issuing of a 3-year full time employment contract including full social security and benefits, and an attractive salary.

Moving to Oslo

Get help with finding housing, residence permits, tax issues, child care and more.

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