There are different types of courses for PhD candidates at the University of Stavanger.
Courses with application deadline
These creditpoint given courses involves methology, analysis, philosophy and ethics. External applicants may apply.
These courses are academically linked to the PhD studies. The courses are credit-bearing, usually with an ongoing admission. Some of the courses are open to external applicants.
The University of Oslo has an overview of PhD courses in the Social Sciences offered at several institutions in Norway. These courses are open for candidates at other universities.
Transferrable (Skills courses)
In addition to the subject-specific courses, UiS offers training that helps to develop personal and professional skills that the candidates can take with them into working life, regardless of whether it is in academia or not.