Fully Funded 05 PhD Research Fellowships (Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies, Religion)- Norway

Applications are invited for 05 Fully Funded PhD Research Fellowships in the Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion, The University of Bergen (UiB), Norway.

Applications may be in any of the department’s subject areas:

  • Archaeology
  • History
  • Cultural Studies (Ethnology/Folklore)
  • Religion

See http://www.uib.no/en/ahkr for an overview.

The main aim of this Fully Funded PhD fellowships is to lead to a PhD degree that will qualify the applicant for independent research activities, and for other work that requires particular competence.

The successful applicant will be enrolled in the PhD program at The University of Bergen (UiB), Norway which entails an educational program/research training. Satisfaction of  enrolment requirements for the PhD program at the University of Bergen is a condition for the applicant.

The applicants are to develop project proposal that fall within one of the above subject areas and it will be considered according to present research themes and available resources within the department. The applicant’s main supervisor will be among the permanent academic staff of the department. Willingness of main supervisor to supervise the proposed project is required and the name of the supervisor must be stated with the application.


Successful applicants are required to have:

  • A master’s degree (03 years Bachelor and 02 years Master) in revenant subject


  • An annual salary  NOK 449.000 gross
  • A compulsory 2 % contribution will be deducted from gross salary to the State Pension Fund (Statens pensjonskasse)


Applicants are required to submit following documents along with online application:

  • Electronic CV form
  • Dissertation proposal (not more than 05 pages)
  • Time schedule for the completion of your project
  • Summary of the master’s thesis (not more than 03 pages)
  • Any academic publications
  • Name and contact information of three referees including main supervisor for Master’s thesis
  • If your Master is not from a Norwegian University, submit the full master’s thesis
  • A conformation letter from your main supervisor at the Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion
  • Scanned copies of higher education certificates and diplomas

Applicants are advised to follow the steps as described in the Guidelines for Electronic Applications at the Faculty of Humanities: http://www.uib.no/en/hf/30763/guide-applicants-phd-position.

Further information about the proposed PhD Research Fellowships may be obtained from the department’s Head of Research Randi Barndon, tel. +47 55 58 29 38, e-mail:randi.barndon@uib.no

or PhD Coordinator Trygve Svarstad, tel. +47 55 58 94 29, e-mail: trygve.svarstad@uib.no.

Publish Date:
Institute Name: The University of Bergen (UiB)
Degree/Course: PhD
Deadline: September 01, 2018
Country: Norway
Course Start:
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