PhD education


Life as a PhD candidate at UiB



"If you feel that you are ready for a PhD, I think that the University of Bergen is a really good place!"

See Marion's story on life as a PhD candidate at UiB.

Welcome to the PhD education at UiB!

The University of Bergen has an international profile. Here you'll have the chance to conduct traditional and cross-disciplinary research as a part of the PhD education.

We offer PhD education within the humanitiesmathematics and natural sciencesmedicinesocial sciences, law, psychology, art, music and design

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Why become a doctoral candidate at UiB?

Do you have a master’s degree, and want to pursue your research interest even further? Do you like varied work with the chance of doing research, dissemination and teaching?

Process and criteria
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How to apply for admission to a PhD programme?

How do you apply? Funding is essential

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Bergen Summer Research School

The Bergen Summer Research School targets PhD students, junior staff, and researchers and takes an interdisciplinary approach to global development challenges.