Admission to PhD courses

Admission to PhD courses

Admission requirements

To be admitted to our PhD courses, you must have completed your master’s degree or equivalent education.

If you want to attend one of the courses taught in autumn 2022, register here.

You also need to apply to PhD courses via NTNU Søknadsweb, and upload required documentation (diploma etc.).

NTNU students and PhD students admitted to PhD programs at NTNU apply for admission by registering for class via NTNUs studentweb.

Information about PhD courses for external candidates

NTNU Søknadsweb for external candidates

Ranking of applicants

There is a maximum of 25 students in each course. We rank the applicants in the following order*:

  1. Applicants accepted at PhD programs at NTNU
  2. Applicants who can document admission to PhD program at other institutions
  3. Applicants who can document that they are employed in a PhD position at NTNU, and in process of applying for admission to a PhD program
  4. Applicants who can document that they are employed in a PhD position at another institution, and in process of applying for admission to a PhD program
  5. Applicants who can document they are in the process of qualifying for promotion (as førstelektor)
  6. Other applicants

* six spots in each course are reserved for students at NorTED institutions.

Questions about admission can be directed to Camilla Røtne or Perlaug Marie Kveen.

PhD courses autumn 2021

PhD courses autumn 2021

Course description PLU8013.

Course Coordinator

Professor Rosemary Kate Martin

Application deadline

1 September 2022

Lectures

Campus Kalvskinnet.

  • 17–19 October 2022 (9am–3pm)

  • 13–14 March 2022

Course description PLU8021.

Course Coordinator

Associate Professor Gro Marte Strand

Application deadline

1 September 2022

Lectures

Campus Kalvskinnet.

  • 3–4 October 2022
  • 2 December 2022

Course description LOS8034.

Course Coordinator

Professor Ellen Beathe Sandseter.

Application deadline

20 August 2022

Lectures

Queen Maud University College.

  • 21–22 September 2022
  • 7 October 2022
  • 16 November 2022

PhD courses spring 2022

PhD courses spring 2022

Course description PLU8012.

Detailed program for the lectures will be updated.

Course Coordinator

Associate Professor Oddveig Storstad

Application deadline

2 January 2022

Lectures

Campus Kalvskinnet.

  • 25–28 January 2022
    • 09.00 a.m.–01.30 p.m. Lectures
    • 01.30 p.m. – 04.00 p.m. Colloquium

Course description PLU8022.

Detailed program for the lectures will be updated.

Course Coordinator

Professor Rose Martin

Application deadline

15 January 2022

Lectures

Campus Kalvskinnet.

  • 24–25 February 2022: 09.00 a.m.–04.00 p.m.
  • 13 May 2022: 09.00 a.m.–04.00 p.m.

Course description LOS8019.

Lessons will be given in Norwegian.

Detailed program for the lectures will be updated.

Course Coordinator

Professor Thomas Dahl

Application deadline

2 January 2022

Lectures

Campus Kalvskinnet.

  • 26 January 2022: 10.00 a.m.–04.00 p.m. (+ possible social event after lectures)
  • 27 January 2022: 09.00 a.m.–03.00 p.m.
  • 26 April 2022: 09.30 a.m.–03.00 p.m.

Course description LOS8033.

Detailed program for the lectures will be updated.

Practical information about LOS8033 (PDF).

Course Coordinator

Professor Tone Pernille Østern

Application deadline

2 January 2022

Lectures

Digital at Zoom.

  • 31 January–2 February 2022: 09.00 a.m.–05.00 p.m.
  • 21–22 April 2022: 09.00 a.m.–05.00 p.m.