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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. 

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

Authoritative Texts and Their Reception (ATTR)

ATTR is a research school that offers PhD students in the Humanities, Law, and Theology high-level reflection on theories and research methods related to textual scholarship, as well as interdisciplinary feedback on ongoing dissertation work.

Dr. philos. degree

The Dr.Philos. degree (Doctor Philosophiae) may be awarded to academics who have qualified for a doctoral degree on their own, without formal supervision. Such candidates have no formal affiliation to the University of Oslo until their application for the doctoral examination has been approved.

Contact us

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

Contact research adviser Hege Handberg

Authoritative Texts and Their Reception (ATTR)