PhD in Political Science at University of Oslo

Deadline: 1 September 2014
Open to: Master’s degree holders or an equivalent qualification in Political Science
Scholarship: annual salary of NOK 429,700-458,800 (about EUR 51,100-54,600)


The University of Oslo (Norway) is inviting application for a PhD Research Fellowship in Political Science. This institution is Norway’s largest education and research centre with 28,000 students and 7,000 employees. Its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally esteemed research communities make UiO an important contributor to society.

The appointment is now announced is either for a period of three years (with no teaching requirement), or for a period of four years with a 25 per cent teaching requirement. In the Department of Political Science teaching is organized into five sections: public policy and administration, comparative politics, political theory, international politics, and research methods.


To be appointed to the position, the successful candidate must have a Master’s degree or an equivalent qualification in Political Science. The Master’s degree must include a thesis and training in research methodology.


The annual salary will range from 429,700 to 458,800 Norwegian Krone (about 51,100-54,600 Euro).


 The application deadline is September 1, 2014.

Interested candidates must apply through the University of Oslo online recruiting system (“Send application” option at official website)The application must include:

  1. CV
  2. Application letter
  3. Project description
  4. Copies of transcripts
  5. List of publications and academic work
  6. Copy of Master’s dissertation

For further information, please visit the official website.

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