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Doctoral degree: PhD at the Faculty of Theology

At the Faculty of Theology you can work with some of Europe's best researchers in theology and religious studies, and participate in exciting research projects. 

Resources and tools

For All PhD candidates

For PhD candidates employed at UiO

If you are employed as a research fellow at the University of Oslo you will find information about topics such as salary, leaves of absence and extensions at the For employees pages (UiO)

About the PhD programme

  • 3 years full-time studies and research
  • Presupposes funding and admission
  • 30 credits coursework
  • A thesis, trial lecture and public defence

Contact us

Do you have questions about the PhD programme at the Faculty of Theology?

Contact research adviser Hege Handberg

Public defence

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The faculty will send you all relevant notifications by e-mail.

PhD projects

A list of all PhD Projects at the faculty.

Dr. philos. degree

Another route to a doctoral degree.