Stavanger University’s Ph.D. Scholarships in Innovation Studies in Norway

The University of Stavanger is currently accepting applications for two Ph.D. Scholarships in Innovation Studies. Students from all nationals are welcome to apply. They will be participating in the PhD Program and will be appointed for three years, starting 1 February 2017. An interesting salary will be given to the winning students. The closing date of application is 15 October 2016.

Scholarship Description
There are two PhD Scholarships in Innovation Studies will be awarded to study at the Faculty of Social Sciences, UiS Business School. The PhD scholars will be appointed for three years, starting 1 February 2017. This is a trainee position that mainly aims to give promising researchers an opportunity for professional development leading to a doctoral degree. The PhD positions are funded by the EU-financed Marie Skodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network “The Role of Universities in Innovation and Regional Development”.

Award Value
The Ph.D. scholar is salaried according to the State Salary Code, l.pl 17.515, code 1017, LR 20, NOK 430.500 per annum.

Level and Area of Studies
PhD Program in the field of Innovation Studies.

Place of Study
At the University of Stavanger in Norway.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Applicants must have a strong academic background with a five-year master degree within a relevant social science discipline, preferably recently, or equivalent qualifications which could provide a basis for successfully completing a doctorate. Both the grade for the master’s thesis and the weighted average grade of the master’s degree must individually be equivalent to or better than a B grade.
  • Female candidates are in particular encouraged to apply.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Application Instruction
To apply, please go the website and application link below.

Submission Deadline
15 October 2016.

Website and Application Link