PhD Courses

PhD Courses


NRSGH works to make the global health PhD courses at all partner universities available to all PhD candidates in Norway. The course portfolio includes ECTS accredited courses in a wide range of topics, based on the partners' expertise.  Courses are adapted to facilitate student exchange  (e.g., through intensive or module based teaching), and NRSGH offers travel- and accommodation grants to external participants. 


Currently available PhD courses at the Universities: 

UiBUniversity of Bergen 

UiOUniversity of Oslo

NTNUNorwegian University of Science and Technology 

UiTThe Artic University of Norway 

PhD-courses developed for the Research School members:

NRS8002 Systematic Review and meta-analysis (arranged by Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) in Oslo) 

NRS8003 Innovation in Global Health (arranged by NTNU, online) 

NRS8004 Scientific writing course (arranged by NTNU in Trondheim)

NRS8005 Infections control in a global perspective (arranged online by NRSGH)
Registration open for spring 2022.

Advanced Course in Qualitative Research in Global Public Health (arranged by University of Copenhagen, with support rom NRSGH)

Interdisciplinary approaches to improving mental health and wellbeing globally (arranged online and one week in-person by University of Copenhagen, with suppert from NRSGH)

Introduction to implementation science in Global Health, (arranged online and one week in-person by UiB with support from NRSGH) 

Conceptual Foundations of Epidemiologic Study design and Analysis, UiB - BCEPS and CISMAC (20-22 April 2022)

Advanced Epidemiology, UiB and CISMAC (25-29 April 2022)


Other relevant events:

Bergen Summer Research School 2024

How to register for the PhD courses

You have to apply to the institution that offering the course to be accepted as an external participant. Please visit the PhD course webpage at the offering institution or contact the PhD course coordinator to receive detailed instructions. Keep in mind the deadlines for registration of external students. Note that it is your home institution which is responsible for the formal approval of the course into the educational component of your PhD degree.