One doctoral or post doctoral degree is offered by University of Oslo in Music and Philosophy is available at the Department of Musicology. Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for this fellowship.

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.

A good command of English is required for all students attending the University of Oslo. International students; PhD 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.

Deadline:18 April 2017
Study in:Norway
Providers:University of Oslo
Course Level:Postdoctoral program
Field of Study:Music and Philosophy
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Scholarship Award:

They offer

  • Doctoral research fellowship: NOK 432 700 – 489 300 per year (salary level 50 – 57, depending on  qualifications)
  • Postdoctoral research fellowship: NOK 486 100 –  567 100 per year, (salary level 57 – 65, depending on qualifications)
  • A professionally stimulating working environment
  • Attractive welfare benefits

Eligibility: 

  • For a doctoral research fellowship:
    • A Master’s degree or equivalent in Musicology and/or Philosophy, or topically related areas
    • The Master’s thesis must have been submitted before the application deadline, and the Master’s degree obtained by the time of appointment
  • For a postdoctoral research fellowship:
    • A PhD degree with a specialization in Music and Philosophy, broadly conceived.
    • The candidate’s research project must be closely connected to the interdisciplinary area of Music and Philosophy, drawing on methodologies from both disciplines
    • The doctoral dissertation must have been submitted for evaluation before the application deadline, and the PhD degree obtained by the time of appointment
  • Personal suitability and motivation for the position

In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on:

  • The project’s scientific merit, research-related relevance and innovation
  • The applicant’s estimated academic and personal ability to complete the project within the time frame
  • For a doctoral research fellowship: The applicant’s ability to complete research training.
  • For a postdoctoral research fellowship: The applicant’s ability to contribute to the broader music and philosophy research environment in the department
  • Applicants who have recently graduated with excellent results may be given preference
  • Good collaboration skills and an ability to join interdisciplinary academic communities and across disciplines

Nationality: 

Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for this fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: 

  • For a doctoral research fellowship:
    • A Master’s degree or equivalent in Musicology and/or Philosophy, or topically related areas
    • The Master’s thesis must have been submitted before the application deadline, and the Master’s degree obtained by the time of appointment
  • For a postdoctoral research fellowship:
    • A PhD degree with a specialization in Music and Philosophy, broadly conceived.
    • The candidate’s research project must be closely connected to the interdisciplinary area of Music and Philosophy, drawing on methodologies from both disciplines

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: A good command of English is required for all students attending the University of Oslo. International students; PhD 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 PhD 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.

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