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Information about events, deadlines and changes relevant to the PhD education.

Published Apr. 29, 2020 10:51 AM

The administration of the PhD programme is closed from 1 July to 4 August.

Deadline for submitting application for appointment of the evaluation committee is 19 May.

Last date for public defence before the summer is 30 June. The committee’s recommendation must be approved by 19 May.

First possible date for trial lecture after the summer holidays is 17 August. The committee’s recommendation must be approved by 8 June.

Published Apr. 23, 2020 10:02 AM

Hello all candidates for the PhD/dr. philos degree

Have you heard about the Researcher Grand Prix? This is not a song contest, nor a car race. It is the grand prize of research dissemination, and the researchers who enter have four minutes to recount, explain and captivate their audience.

The Norwegian National Science Week is now a nationwide event. Each year, the Researcher Grand Prix is arranged in Oslo, Trondheim, Bergen, Tromsø og Stavanger. The final in Oslo is organized by the University Alliance in Oslo (NMBU, OsloMet and UiO) and will be held on Latter on September 22.

The winners from each city participate in a national final, which in 2020 will be held in Trondheim.

Do you think this sounds exciting? You are certain to attrac...

Published Mar. 9, 2020 11:21 AM

The annual Guild Summer School for PhD candidates July 2020 is cancelled. The summer school is postponed until 2021.

The University of Glasgow hosts the summer shool. The topic is research communication.

Two places are open for PhD candidates from UiO.

UiO's internal deadline to nominate candidates and/or apply is 1 April. The candidates' CV must be sent to

Participation fee per canddidate is £1.000,- (includes accomodation, 5 lunches, 3 dinners, and transport in connection with cultural activities), in addition to travel expenses and any daily allowance. The relevant unit is expected to cover the participation fee and other costs for their own participant(s)....

Published Jan. 30, 2020 1:25 PM

When the doctoral examination has been approved you will receive two documents as documentary proof of the degree:

  1. A diploma in Norwegian and English
  2. A ceremonial diploma in Latin

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Published Dec. 6, 2019 1:05 PM

The Team for Research Training’s polyclinic offers the following services:

  • We review and give feedback on applications for admission before you submit your application to the faculty
  • Answer questions regarding:
    • Supervision
    • Applications for extensions and leaves of absence
    • Educational component
  • We review documents and answer questions regarding submission of theses for evaluation and proposals for the evaluation committee.

We do not accept completed applications for admission. Applications must be sent by post or handed in at the faculty.

Time and place

Published June 25, 2019 1:26 PM

Information about Individual Development Plan (IDP) from Science Careers

Published June 6, 2019 11:03 AM

YES (Young European Scientist) meeting has three main goals in mind: biomedical student education, presentation of biomedical research projects developed by students, and creation of a student network around the globe.

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Published May 9, 2019 10:06 AM

Researchers at UiO and OUS can now publish their research openly (open access) with Elsevier and Wiley without incurring any extra costs for the researcher / research group. UiO cover the publication costs through the recently signed agreement with the publisher.

The agreements state that first-time authors / corresponding authors associated with UiO and OUS can publish peer-reviewed research articles openly in Elsevier and Wiley's pure Open Access journals and in their subscription journals (hybrid). The articles are published under a CC license. UiO cover the publication cost (APC) through these agreements.

The Elsevier agreement has retroactive effect, which means that Elsevi...

Published Apr. 8, 2019 9:35 AM

The processing time for application for admission is normally about 6 weeks. We will contact you if your application is incomplete.

Published Mar. 6, 2019 9:39 AM

The University Library invites all researchers, PhD candidates and students on the Medical Student Research Programme to meetings in the Life Science Writing Club.

Time and place of meetings

Published July 5, 2018 9:31 AM

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