Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology

PhD programmes

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.

Research at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology



Brage Hansen
Biology, biotechnology and chemical engineering

Anne Sæther
Biophysics, physics, chemistry, materials science and engineering

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.

Regulations and Policy [pdf]


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

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

Funding: Before you can apply for admission to a PhD programme, funding must be arranged

Admission information

Practical information

About admission, PhD training and completion of the PhD programmes at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology - PhD studies at NT

PhD Positions

PhD thesis defence