Norwegian version of this page

Classics - distribution of credits

Type of activity

No. of credits

General initial courses, Faculty of Humanities: Introductory seminar, Theories of science in the humanities, and Research Ethics 5
Research courses: Optional internal and external courses 8-12
Thesis seminar 8
International Conferences with paper/poster/abstract min. 4
Dissemination min. 2
Mid way evaluation - no credits  
Courses in generic skills - no credits  
Total number of credits 30

Thesis seminar

The thesis seminar at is held within the framework of the Classical seminar. This research seminar is held 7 times per semester, and includes presentations of on-going research from academic staff at UiO and other institutions in Norway or abroad, as well as presentations of Masters Thesis.  

Ph.D.-candidates receives 8 credits for obligatory participation at all seminars, and must include 3 presentations and 3 commentaries in the course of the PhD period.

It is possible to receive points for attendants at other Thesis seminars at another University or at another department at UiO, but a minimum of 2 presentations an 1 commentary must be conducted at the Classical seminar. If there is a wish to follow another Departments Thesis Seminar al together, you must apply to the PhD Coordinator.  

Provisions for Candidates that started before August 2016:

The Candidates must complete min. 6 credits of Thesis seminars. The Candidates receive 6 credits for obligatory participation, 2 presentations and 1 commentary.  


Published Sep. 1, 2017 11:14 AM - Last modified Mar. 9, 2021 8:33 AM