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Doctoral degree: PhD in the Humanities

The Faculty of Humanities is the largest humanities faculty in Norway. Here you can work with some of Europe’s best researchers within the field of humanities and participate in exciting research projects.

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For All PhD Candidates

For PhD candidates employed at HF

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 (UiO)

About the PhD programme

  • 3 years full-time studies and research
  • Presupposes funding and admission
  • 30 credits coursework
  • A thesis, trial lecture and public defence
  • The Faculty has around 180 PhD Candidates and approximately 120 are employed as Doctoral Research Fellows.

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Dr. philos. degree

Another route to a doctoral degree, without formal supervision.