SUM Research School

We offer Ph.D. students academic and informal events during their degree. We are interdisciplinary and welcome Ph.D. students from all faculties at UiO. We also offer separate events for postdocs employed at SUM.

Activities for all

Doctoral courses

SUM offers multidisciplinary and international doctoral courses originating in the centre's ongoing research.

Activities for members

  • Work in progress discussion seminars

During these sessions, students present and obtain feedback on their respective texts and provide critical-constructive comments on other students' work. Senior researchers may also be involved in giving feedback to the presentations.

  • Monthly training sessions 

Through our monthly workshops, SUM Research School seek to develop doctoral students' professional skills related to teaching, media and communication, publishing, policy relevance, research ethics etc. The programme is developed from student demand.

  • Postdoc seminars and meetings

We organize seminars and meetings through the year to facilitate for furthering SUM's postdoctoral research fellows’ understanding of the researcher role and competence as such, while also facilitating for exchange of views and experience among colleagues.

  • Involvement in SUM's network

SUM Research School members enjoy opportunities for closer involvement in SUM's network, seminar and conference activities.

Become a member

Ph.D. students already participating in a Ph.D. programme at the University of Oslo may enroll in SUM's Research School. If you are interested in joining us, please fill out the form below, and we will contact you.

Contact us

Research School Coordinator Jostein Jakobsen

Research School assistant Oda Fagerland