Ph.D. research fellowship in political science at university of Oslo

Research Scholarship
  • Norway, Norway
  • Apply Before : October 15, 2021

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 13319
  • Degree PH.D
  • Fields of study Political Science
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

Oslo University, which is one of the oldest and highest-ranked education and research institution with 28000 students and 7000 employees in Norway offering a Ph.D. fellowship program for international applicants with a Master degree in political science or relevant fields such as sociology and economics. This program will lead by professor Carl Henrik Knutsen and funded by an ERC consolidator grant at the University of Oslo. Applicants with excellent academic background, substantial organizational, administrative, communication, collaborative, and methodological competency can apply for this fully-funded fellowship in Norway for up to four academic years.



Deadline: October 15, 2021

Level of study: Ph.D. degree

Program start date:Jan 2022

Location: Oslo, Norway

Host university: Oslo University

Duration: 4 years

Type of fellowship: Research 75%, project administration 12.05%, teaching 12.05%

Field of study:

  • ERC Project
  • The emergence
  • Life and demise of autocratic regimes

Benefits of the program:

  • 491200 to 534000 NOK (48000 to 52000 Euro) as salary per year
  • Support for traveling and research assistance. (30000  NOK)
  • International leading research team
  • Peaceful work environment.
  • Excellent pension scheme.
  • Cultural and outdoor activities.


  • Applicants must have a master’s degree or equivalent in political science or other related fields such as economics or sociology.
  • Applicants must have good academic records and backgrounds.
  • Must have strong administrative and organizational skills.
  • Have collaborative and communicational skills
  • Advanced English language skills.
  • Excellent methodological competency.
  • Knowledge of statics software and programming.
  • Stability and motivation.

Required documents:

  • Cover letter including your motivation and interest in the research area about one page.
  • Explanation of your project and current plan about 2000 words.
  • Recent Curriculum Vitae includes your education summary, position, and academic work, such as publications.
  • Master dissertation.
  • Academic transcript and diploma, including achieved grade.

Note: all of your documents should be in English

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How to apply:

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