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 2020, 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 they are in the process of qualifying for promotion (as førstelektor)
  4. 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 2021

PhD courses spring 2021

Course description PLU8012.

This is an introductory course, and does not require prior knowledge of quantitative methods.

Detailed program for the lectures will be updated.

Course Coordinator

Professor Trond Solhaug

Application deadline

1 December 2020

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Lectures

Digital lectures at Zoom.

  • 19–20 January 2021

  • 9–10 February 2021

Course description PLU8022.

Detailed program for the lectures will be updated.

Course Coordinator

Associate Professor Rose Martin

Subject teachers

Application deadline

10 January 2021

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Lectures

At NTNU Campus Kalvskinnet.

  • Thursday 4 February 09.00–16.00
  • Friday 5 February 09.00–16.00
  • Tuesday 4 May 09.00–16.00

PhD courses autumn 2020

PhD courses autumn 2020

Course description PLU8013.

Detailed program for PLU8013 (PDF)

Reading list for PLU8013 (PDF)

Course Coordinator

Associate Professor Rose Martin

Application deadline

1 September 2020

Lectures

At NTNU Campus Kalvskinnet

  • 12–14 October 2020
  • 15–16 March 2021

Course description PLU8021.

Detailed program for PLU8021 (PDF).

Reading list for PLU8021 (PDF).

Course Coordinator

Professor May Britt Postholm

Subject teachers

Application deadline

20 August 2020

Lectures

At NTNU Campus Kalvskinnet

  • 28–29 September 2020
  • 1 December 2021

This course is taught in norwegian only.

Course description LOS8031.

Course Coordinator

Professor Hildegunn Otnes

Lecturers

Application Deadline

20 August 2020

Lectures

  • Seminar 1
    • Wednesday 16 September (12.00–16.00)
    • Thursday 17 September (9–16)
    • Friday 18 September (9–13)
  • Seminar 2
    • Wednesday 16 November (12–16)
    • Thursday 5 November (9–16)
    • Friday 6 November (9–13)

Course description LOS8032.

Detailed program LOS8032 (PDF)

Course Coordinator

Professor Henning Fjørtoft

Subject teachers

Application deadline

1 September 2020

Lecture

At NTNU Campus Kalvskinnet

  • 28–30 October 2020