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PhD programme at the Faculty of Health Sciences


Application and admission 
Application to the PhD program 
Final application for admission for PhD fellows at the faculty

During the programme 

Midway assessment

Supervision problems - Conflict Counselling Board

Instruction component 
PhD courses (8000-level courses) 
Leave of absence and prolongation of right to study

Apply for admission
Approving elements in instruction component
Changing supervisors

How to write the thesis

Submission of the thesis 
How to submit your thesis and what happends after it is submitted
Public defences at the Faculty of Health Sciences

Reporting requirements 
Quality in education (N)





PhD in Health Sciences
The PhD study programme at The Faculty of Health Sciences is organised as a PhD programme which results in a PhD in health sciences.

The PhD programme has a scope of 180 credits, and is scheduled to take three years of full-time study to complete.

The PhD programme aims to qualify students for research activities at a high scientific level and to qualify for other positions in society that require a high level of scientific insight and ability to think analytically.

PhD schools
PhD Schools is a tematical organisation of the PhD education. You'll find more infromastion regarding PhD Schools here.

Career development
Through High North Academy the university offers corses, work-shops and information about career development and funding. 

Tromsø Doctoral Students (TODOS)
TODOS is an interest organization that works to improve the general welfare of PhD candidates registered at the university. They also offer a PhD Candidate Guide that contains useful information about being new at the university and in Tromsø. You can find the gudie here. For more information about TODOS visit their web site here.

PhD on Track
PhD on Track is a web site where new PhD students can learn about review and discover litterature, how to share and publish articles, and about evaluation and ranking of litterature. The web site is made in collaboration between several Norwegian higher education institutions, The University Library at Aalborg University, and the National Library of Norway. This site can be useful for our new PhD students.





Page administrator: Monica Karlsen
Last updated: 25.10.2019 10:56




Research, Education and Communication Section


Faggruppeleder:  Seniorrådgiver Kristin Lagesen

Førstekonsulent Anders Kvanli

Rådgiver Anna Afanasyeva

Førstekonsulent Heidi Solberg

Førstekonsulent Poul Andresen

Konsulent Trine Jensen


Postal adress:
Research, Education and Communication Section
Faculty of Health Science
University of Tromsø
N-9037 Tromsø