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 spring 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.

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.

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.

PhD courses autumn 2021

PhD courses autumn 2021

Course description PLU8013.

Detailed program for the lectures will be updated.

Course Coordinator

Professor Rosemary Kate Martin

Application deadline

15 September 2021

Lectures

Campus Kalvskinnet.

  • 18–20 October 2021

  • 14–15 March 2022

Course description PLU8021.

Detailed program for the lectures will be updated.

Course Coordinator

Professor May Britt Postholm

Application deadline

1 September 2021

Lectures

Campus Kalvskinnet.

  • 4–5 October 2021
  • 3 December 2021

Program PLU8021 (PDF)

Course reading material PLU8021 (PDF)