The Faculty of Humanities at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) invites applications for up to five PhD positions.

About the position:
  • The successful applicants must complete their PhD studies within the period of employment.
  • The Faculty of Humanities hosts four PhD-programmes aimed towards the scientific PhD-degree: Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture, Humanities and the Arts, Language and Linguistics, and Historical and Cultural Studies.
  • The Faculty also participates in the crossfacultary PhD-programme in Artistic Research which leads to the PhD-degree in Artistic Research.
  • Applicants to this programme must describe their association to one of the Faculty’s artistic research groups. Applicants should not fill out an application to the programme.


  • Applicant must hold Master’s degree with a weighted average grade of B or higher in terms of NTNU’s grading scale for the last two years of their master’s.
  • For the PhD in artistic research equivalent competence in the creative or performing arts may also be considered.
  • Strong academic and/or artistic background


  • The application must contain information about the applicant’s background and motivation to complete a PhD-project, including language abilities.
  • The application and project description must be in a Scandinavian language or English.
  • The following attachments must be included:
  1. Description of the doctoral project to be carried out during the employment period of up to 10 pages
  2. Certificates, including grade transcripts (originals may be requested in the case of an interview)
  3. Confirmation from main supervisor
  4. Applicants within artistic research may also enclose up to five relevant examples of their artistic work.
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Country Norway
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Subject areas

Studies of Culture, Humanities and the Arts, Language and Linguistics, and Historical and Cultural Studies

Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 15th September 2020

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