Study In Norway 2022 | Fully Funded PhD Fellowship Position

Study in Norway 2022

Study In Norway 2022

Study in Norway in 2022 through the University of Stavanger invites applications for a Ph.D. Fellowship in Environment and sustainable development at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Media and social sciences, Norway – Jan 2022.

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Fellowship Details

Position: PhD Position
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: Environmental Science, Social Psychology, Sustainable Development
Joining Date: Spring 2022
Contract Period: 3 Years
Salary: 491,200 NOK/Year

Faculty of Social Sciences
Department of Media and Social Sciences
University of Stavanger, UiS
Stavanger, Norway


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Qualification Details For Study In Norway 2022

Applicant with  strong academic background who have completed a five-year master degree (3+2) within social sciences, preferably acquired recently; or possess corresponding qualifications that could provide a basis for successfully completing a doctorate.

To be eligible for admission to the doctoral programme at the University of Stavanger both the grade for your master’s thesis and the weighted average grade of your master’s degree must individually be equivalent to or better than a B grade. If you finish your education (masters degree) in the spring of 2022 you are also welcome to apply.

Applicants with an education from an institution with a different grade scale than A-F, and/or with other types of credits than sp/ECTS, must attach a confirmed conversion scale that shows how the grades can be compared with the Norwegian A-F scale and a Diploma Supplement or similar that explains the scope of the subject that are included in the education. You can use these conversion scales  to calculate your points for admission.

 Emphasis is also placed on your:

Ability to carry out a project that involves both qualitative research in a broad perspective and that includes artistic development work in the form of documentaries as a basis for experience and as involvement

Motivation and potential for research within the field

Motivation and potential for research within the field

Professional and personal skills for completing the doctoral degree within the timeframe

Ability to work independently and in a team, be innovative and creative

Ability to work structured and handle a heavy workload

Having a good command of both oral and written English


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Responsibilities/Job Description

This is a trainee position that will give promising researchers an opportunity for academic development through a PhD education leading to a doctoral degree.

The hired candidate will be admitted to the PhD program in social sciences. The education includes relevant courses to about six months of study, a dissertation based on independent research, participation in national and international research environments, relevant academic communication, a trial lecture and public defence. Read more about the PhD education at UiS on the university website.

The appointment is for three years with research duties exclusively, or four years with both research and 25% compulsory duties. This will be clarified in the recruitment process.


Documents Required For Study In Norway 2022

The following documents must be uploaded as attachments to your application:

  1. Project proposal, a project proposal template can be found here.
  2. CV with a full summary of your education and experience
  3. Reference letter
  4. Certificates/diplomas and other documentation that you consider relevant
  5. Diploma Supplement or similar and a confirmed conversion scale if this is required
  6. English language proficiency certificate
  7. Publications or other relevant research work


Application Deadline

Jan 26, 2022

How To Apply To Study In Norway 2022?

Online Application through see the advertisement page


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