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Doctoral degree: PhD in Social Science

The faculty is research-intensive and highly-ranked internationally. Society needs graduates with strong analytical skills. Therefore, our PhD programme will deliver a research education that focusses on academic excellence. Our graduates will perform research at the forefront of their fields, will acquire a set of skills that will also serve them well outside academia, and will be aware of their responsibilities as researchers.

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For PhD candidates employed at UiO

If you are employed as a research fellow at the University of Oslo you will find information about topics such as salary, leaves of absence and extensions at the For employees pages (in Norwegian only)

For PhD candidates with external funding


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