Doctoral Research Fellowship in Energy Law at University of Oslo – Norway, 2017


A position as a PhD research fellow within energy law (electricity) is available Job Vacancy at Department of Petroleum and Energy Law Job Vacancy at Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law. Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for the fellowship.

The purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree. The selected candidates will automatically be admitted to the faculty’s PhD program.

The University of Oslo, is the oldest, largest and most prestigious university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. UiO attracts students and researchers from all over the world.

The PhD candidate must hold a Norwegian master’s degree in law or a law degree Job Vacancy at same level.

Course Level: Fellowship is provided for PhD programme Job Vacancy at University of Oslo.

Study Subject: Fellowship is tenable in Energy Law Job Vacancy at University of Oslo.

Scholarship Award: 

  • Salary NOK 432,700 to 489,300 per year (salary levels 50 to 57)
  • An inspiring and friendly working environment
  • A favorable pension arrangement
  • Attractive welfare arrangements

Scholarship can be taken in Norway

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  • The PhD candidate must hold a Norwegian master’s degree in law or a law degree Job Vacancy at same level.
  • The candidate must have received excellent grades. Please read about the requirements for admission to the PhD program.
  • Candidates should have an excellent command of English, written and spoken. The PhD thesis must be written in English or in one of the Scandinavian languages.  A good command of a Scandinavian language, or alternatively a willingness to learn during the fellowship period, is an advantage for working Job Vacancy at Faculty in Oslo but is not a condition for this position.
  • The candidate’s grades, previous works in legal science, professional and personal qualifications, and in particular the project outline will be taken into consideration in the evaluation of the applications.
  • Short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview with the University of Oslo in person or through electronic means.

Nationality: Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for the fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: The PhD candidate must hold a Norwegian master’s degree in law or a law degree Job Vacancy at same level.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: A good command of English is required for all students attending the University of Oslo. International students; Ph.D. research fellows and post-doctoral research fellows who are not native speakers of English, must document their proficiency in English by taking one of the following internationally recognised tests

  • TOEFL – Test of English as a Foreign Language
  • IELTS – International English Language Testing Service
  • Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) and Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) from the University of Cambridge
  • Applicants to the programme for the Ph.D. degree in Science must obtain a minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or 213 (computer-based) or 80 (internet-based) on the TOEFL test or a minimum score of 6.5 on the IELTS (academic) test. The same applies to applicants for postdoctoral research fellow positions.

How to Apply applying is online. The application must include:

  • A letter of application
  • Project outline (5–10 pages)
  • CV
  • Certified copies of certificates and diplomas with all grades. Foreign diplomas (master’s, bachelor’s, and the like) in languages other than English or a Scandinavian language must be provided in the original language as well as in an English or Scandinavian language translation.
  • An explanation of the foreign university’s grading system
  • A complete list of publications
  • A copy of the applicant’s master’s thesis, along with a maximum of 50 pages from other academic works thJob Vacancy at applicant wishes to have considered by the evaluation committee. If the publications are written by more than one author, a declaration of authorship as well as the contribution(s) of the candidate should be submitted.

Online Application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 12 October 2016.

Scholarship Link

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