PhD studies

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    PhD studies at IMT

PhD studies at imt

The oceans are a key resource for addressing numerous international challenges; sustainable transportation, energy, and food production for the growing global population are all connected to the Oceans and how humanity use them. 

The Department of Marine Technology (IMT) at NTNU is a world leader within marine technology research and education, areas vital to the Norwegian economy and the world’s future. As a PhD candidate you will be working with scientists at the cutting edge of their field, and have access to the largest civilian marine research centre in the western world.

The typical length for the PhD programme is three years; this is comprised of 1 semester of additional study and 2.5 years of dissertation work and research. Today, the department has close to 100 PhD students and a number of research fellow programmes.

Contact the Department of Marine Technology directly for more information, or take a look at the faculty webpages.