PhD Programmes

– at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology


PhD candidate Katherine Inzani in the NTNU NanoLab. Photo.

The objective of a PhD position is to enable the candidate to conduct research at a high international level. The research will be made with sound scientific practice and established standards for research ethics. The PhD candidate will be able to solve complex research problems using creative solutions that will have a social and economic impact on society.

More about Research at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology


PhD Education

Postdoc Yansong Zhao working in the lab. Photo.The PhD education has a nominal duration of 3 years of full-time study, and includes required coursework or similar academic training comprising a minimum of 30 credits. The most important component of the PhD education is an independent piece of research carried out under active academic supervision.


  • Brage Hansen
    (Biology, biotechnology and chemical engineering)
  • Anne Sæther
    (Biophysics, physics, chemistry, materials science and engineering)


Researchers Ardi Hartono and Arlinda Fejzo Ciftja in the lab. Photo.

Useful information about admission to the PhD programmes at the NT-faculty:

PhD thesis defence