New PhD fellow?

Are you a new PhD fellow at the Department of Geosciences?

In order to become a PhD fellow at the Department of Geosciences, you must have been hired in a PhD-fellowship position, either on a 3 year or 4 year contract. To get a position as a doctoral fellow at UiT, you must apply for a final admittance to the PhD program in Science. The application form includes a proposed educational component, consisting of 30 ETCS of courses at PhD level. See our overview of courses provided by AMGG and more information about the educational component of your PhD here.

Practical things

IT-services: A computer will be ordered and paid by the university. The IT department has an extensive web page where you can find other information you might need regarding the IT-services provided at UiT, from key cards, VPN solutions and printing.

Norwegian bank account: The UiT has information about how to open a Norwegian bank account here. It is also possible to get salary cheques from UiT for a Visa business prepaid card until you have obtained a Norwegian bank account.

See website for arriving staff for other information related to housing, visa/residence permits, registration to the tax office and the police, health services, and language courses.

See the PhD candidate guide provided by TODOS – the association for Doctoral Students at UiT for information about being a PhD candidate at UiT, library, and things to do around Tromsø.

Don’t hesitate to contact us so we can add you to our membership list at the website or if you have other questions.

And don’t forget: Enjoy your stay!