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Courses and seminars at PhD level

PhD candidates in the Social Sciences and neighbouring fields are invited to participate.

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It is the ambition of our courses to have participants from other countries, the seat is free of charge (no course fee). International candidates are welcome to participate. The courses are inter-and multidisciplinary, and candidates enrolled in PhD training outside social science research, for instance, in fields such as humanities and educational sciences, medicine and health sciences are encouraged to apply.

Application deadline: 3 weeks before the course start date.

Candidates admitted to the PhD Programmes at the University of Stavanger should apply through Studentweb

If there are more applicants than the 15 admission places available, a selection will be made based on an assessment of the relevance of the course for the candidate’s research plan and qualifications in the relation to the objectives of the course. The course leaders carry out the selection process. PhD candidates do not pay the semester fee.

Not a PhD candidate at UIS but want to take one of our PhD Courses?

External PhD candidates or others with required prerequisite knowledge may apply for PhD courses.

Send application form to PhD coordinator: nadya.sandsmark@uis.no

PhD courses in Social Sciences offered at the University of Stavanger:

Course description PHD401 Econometrics

The course is offered through a Research School in Economics and Business Administration (ECOBA), UiS Business School

Course dates: November, 2021 (5 days)

We are planning for an in-person class on Campus this autumn.

If the situation at the time does not permit any campus teaching, the course will be fully online (Zoom).

Course coordinator: Professor Torfinn Harding and Professor Magne Mogstad

Course description PHD416

The course is offered through a Research School in Economics and Business Administration (ECOBA), UiS Business School

Course dates: 13 - 17 September 2021 (5 days)

Lessons: The class will start at 9:00 a.m. and lasts till 4:00 p.m.

We are planning for an in-person class on Campus this autumn.

If the situation at the time does not permit any campus teaching, the course will be fully online (Zoom).

Course coordinators: Assistant Professor Simone Valerie Häckl-Schermer and Professor Eric Perry Bettinger

Course description PHD101

Course dates: 29 November – 03 December 2021 (5 days).

 We are planning for an in-person class on Campus this autumn.

Course coordinator: Professor Torvald Øgaard

Course description PHD102

Course dates: 15.-19. November 2021 (5 days)

We are planning for an in-person class on Campus this autumn.

If the situation at the time does not permit any campus teaching, the course will be fully online (Zoom).

Course coordinator: Associate Professor Tarjei Mandt Larsen

Course description PHD103

Course dates: February 2022 (5 days)

Course coordinator: Professor Anders Vassenden

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we plan for a hybrid solution with both campus and online teaching this year. If the situation – infection rates, lockdowns, etc. – at the time permits, we will meet in person in the allocated auditoriums. However, for those who prefer it, we accommodate for participation in Zoom. If the situation at the time does not permit any campus teaching, the course will be fully online (Zoom).

In short, we plan for a hybrid solution, but online participation will be possible in any circumstances.

Course description PHD104

Course dates: 21-25 March 2022 (5 days)

This course will require physical attendance for five (5) days. If the pandemic situation increases substantially, the course will be held with digital solutions and digital teaching instead.

Course coordinator: Professor Espen Olsen

Course description PHD301

The course is offered through a Research School in Social Work and Welfare (SWEL), Department of Social Studies

A collaborative course between the University of Stavanger and the University of Agder.

Application deadline: 31 March 2021

Course date: 31 May- 3 June 2021 (4 days)

Course Coordinator: Professor Solveig B. Eide, UiA and Professor Siv Oltedal, UiS 

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we plan for a hybrid solution with both campus and online teaching this year. If the situation – infection rates, lockdowns, etc. – at the time permits, we will meet in person in the allocated auditoriums. However, for those who prefer it, we accommodate for participation in Zoom. If the situation at the time does not permit any campus teaching, the course will be fully online (Zoom).In short, we plan for a hybrid solution, but online participation will be possible in any circumstances.

Course description PHD801

The course is offered through a Research School in Social Work and Welfare (ITEM), Museum of Archaeology

Course dates: 8 -10 November 2021 (3 days).

We are planning for an in-person class on Campus this autumn.

If the situation at the time does not permit any campus teaching, the course will be fully online (Zoom).

Course coordinator: Professor Kristin Armstrong Oma

Course description PHD803

The course is offered through a Research School in Social Work and Welfare (ITEM), Museum of Archaeology

Course dates: May 2022 (4 days)

Course coordinators: Associate Professor Erik Daniel Fredh, Associate Professor Dawn Elise Mooney and Associate Professor Jutta Lechterbeck

Course description PHD803

The course is offered through a Research School in Radical Interdisciplinarity (ITEM), Centre for Gender Studies

Course dates: February 2023 

Course coordinator: Associate Professor Ingvil Førland Hellstrand, Guest researcher Ellen Marie Jensen and Associate Professor Astrid Johanne Nyland

Registration will be open in August 2022.

Course description PHD804

The course is offered through a Research School in Radical Interdisciplinarity (ITEM), Centre for Gender Studies

Course dates: 17-19 November 2021 (3 days)

Application deadline: October 1, 2021 (When registering for the course, please submit a 300-500 word abstract that outlines your PhD project and how it relates to queer autoethnography)

The course is open to PhD candidates already enrolled in a PhD program, in Norway or internationally: PhD candidates who can demonstrate that the course topic has a concrete relevance for their research project will be given preference.

Course coordinator: Associate Professor Elisabeth Lund Engebretsen

Guest researchers: Prof. Ulrika Dahl, Centre for Gender, Research, Uppsala University, Sweden. Dr Ramona Dima, MSCA Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre for Gender Studies, UIS, Dr Adnan Hossain, Social and Cultural Anthropology, Vrije University, the Netherlands. Dr Ruth Pearce, School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds, UK.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we plan for a hybrid solution with both campus and online teaching this year. If the situation – infection rates, lockdowns, etc. – at the time permits, we will meet in person in the allocated auditoriums. However, for those who prefer it, we accommodate for participation in Zoom. If the situation at the time does not permit any campus teaching, the course will be fully online (Zoom).In short, we plan for a hybrid solution, but online participation will be possible in any circumstances.

Course description PHD602 Theories in Management Research

The course is offered through a The Research school in Service Leadership, International Business & Hospitality Management, The Norwegian School of Hotel Management

Course coordinators: Professor Torvald Øgaard

This is a supervised reading course.

Please contact professor Torvald Øgaard for more information.

Course description PHD417

Course coordinator: Professor Benn Folkvord

Please contact Professor Benn Folkvord for more information.

Course description PHD418

Course coordinator: Professor Benn Folkvord

Please contact Professor Benn Folkvord for more information.