The PhD program is a three-year research education which you can apply for admission after completing a Master's degree. The education includes relevant courses equivalent to about six months of study, a dissertation based on independent research, participation in national and international research environments, relevant academic communication, a trial lecture and public defence.

A doctorate from Kristiania qualifies candidates for an academic career as well as other professions requiring a high level of competence. 

In order to become a PhD candidate you have to either apply for a position that is advertised, or be employed at an external institution that will fund your PhD study. All vacancies are listed below.

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  • Nearly 12 million NOK from The Research Council of Norway to research project PHOTOFAKE
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    Nearly 12 million NOK from The Research Council of Norway to research project PHOTOFAKE

    Research project “PHOTOFAKE – Visual Disinformation, the Digital Economy and the Epistemology of the Camera Image” was granted nearly 12 million NOK from The Research Council of Norway.
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  • When political satire is no joke
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    When political satire is no joke

    The Iranian scholar Dr. Mahmud Farjami has lived in exile since 2010, this past year in Oslo, working for Kristiania University College. Since childhood he has loved to tell jokes, but this quality has not always been appreciated. He was 9 the first time he was expelled from school.
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  • Professor Andrea Arcuri receives prestigious grant
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    Professor Andrea Arcuri receives prestigious grant

    Professor Arcuri at Kristiania University College has been awarded EUR 2 million from the European Research Council (ERC). The funds will be used to research technologies that identify errors in enterprise software.
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