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Doctoral degree: PhD at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

  • Work with some of Europe's best researchers in Mathematics and Natural Sciences
  • Take part in exciting research projects

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For PhD candidates employed at UiO

If you are employed as a research fellow at the University of Oslo you will find information about topics such as salary, leaves of absence and extensions at the For employees pages.

For PhD candidates with external funding


08 July
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  • Extensions May 15, 2020 8:32 AM

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    On the need for extension of the PhD fellowship period The faculty is concerned about working situation of our PhD fellows and delays in their project progression due to the corona pandemic, and we will strive to make good arrangements for all our candidates to carry out their projects as planned. We are aware that many have difficult working conditions, and some have not been able to carry out their research as planned due to closed laboratories and cancelled research stays and fieldwork. Some, on the other hand, have done well and kept good progress under the circumstances implied by the regulations. Therefore, the MN faculty, as the other faculties, will have to evaluate each application for extension of the PhD period individually in ac...

  • Career counseling May 8, 2020 10:27 AM

    The Career Services at UiO are offering individual career guidance for PhD candidates at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences to the end of June 2020.

  • For Young Research Talent applicants (2020) Apr. 24, 2020 2:50 PM

    The research section at the MN Faculty is offering extended research support to our YRT applicants. We may comment on your CV, Early Achievement Track Record and provide input to the project description, and otherwise discuss issues with you.

    If you are interested in this sort of help, please contact the EU-team at You will then be contacted by one of our team members.

    Best wishes

    Ingse Noremsaune

    Section manager – section for research

    The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

  • Undervisning med aktiv læring (only in Norwegian) Feb. 27, 2020 8:37 PM

    Kompetansesenteret for undervisning i realfag og teknologi (KURT) har publisert nettsiden Undervisning med aktiv læring som gir deg råd om hvordan du kan integrere profesjonell kompetanse i undervisningen, hjelp til undervisningsplanlegging, konkrete forslag til metoder for aktiv læring og tips til bruk av responssystemer.

About the PhD programme

  • 3 years full time studies and research
  • 30 credits coursework
  • A thesis, trial lecture and public defence
  • 148 doctoral candidates graduated from the Faculty in 2019

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