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Doctoral degree and career opportunities

The faculty has an organised research training programme

  • The PhD programme

If you are a PhD candidate at another institution, you may opt to visit the University of Oslo as a guest researcher or to follow our courses and seminars.

The PhD programme

After obtaining a master's degree, you may work towards a doctorate (PhD). The normal time taken to complete a doctoral programme is three years.

Dr. Philos. degree

If you write a thesis independently, the Dr. Philos. degree may be an option. It may also be an option if you do not wish to participate in or do not have the opportunity to participate in the organised PhD-programme.


Scientia Fellows

Scientia Fellows is an international postdoctoral fellowship programme in Health Sciences. Learn how you as a talented researcher can advance your scientific career and expand international research relations.