University of Stavanger Scholarship Grants in Norway 2022

2022 University of Stavanger Scholarship Grants in Norway: Hurray! Application calls for the 2022/23 University of Stavanger Scholarship grant in Norway.

The University of Stavanger is gladly offering a doctorate Fellowship grant in Computer Science at the Faculty of Science and Technology,  Department of Electrical Engineering to all international applicants.

2022 University of Stavanger Scholarship Grants in Norway

The scholarship grant is available for international applicants to pursue a PhD program in computer science.

This trainee position will give promising researchers an opportunity for academic development through a PhD education leading to a doctoral degree.

The University of Stavanger is a university located in Stavanger, Norway. It had about 11,000 students and 1,370 employees, including academics, administrative and service staff, in 2017. The university’s motto is to challenge the well-known and explore the unknown.

At the University of Stavanger, crossing national, linguistic, and cultural borders is highly valued and appreciated. 12% of all their students come from outside of Norway, and they offer a total of 23 study programs in English in a wide range of fields.

Selection Criteria:

  • one or more programming languages and collaborative software development tools (e.g. C/C++, Python, git)
  • C-ITS and CCAM concepts, protocols, standards, and applications
  • risk assessment and modelling, decision support system and vehicular networking.

Applicable Course

PhD degree in computer science offered by the university.

Scholarship Perk

The University of Stavanger will provide NOK 491 200 gross per year with salary development according to seniority in the position. A higher salary may be considered in special cases. From the salary, 2% is deducted as a contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.

Entry Procedures

To apply for this position, please follow the link “Apply for this job.” Your application letter, relevant education, work experience, and language skills must be registered here.

Required Documents

 Applicants must submit the following documents as attachments with their application:

  • Cover letter explaining your interest in the project and the relevance of your background and experience to the position. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
  • CV with a full summary of your education and experience
  • References, academic certificates/diplomas and other documentation that you consider relevant
  • Diploma Supplement or similar and a confirmed conversion scale if this is required
  • Documentation on competence in English, if this is required.
  • Publications or other relevant research work.

Entry Procedures:

Applicants must have a strong academic background and have completed a five-year master’s degree (3+2) within a relevant field (e.g., Computer Science, ICT, telecom, C-ITS, transportation), preferably acquired recently; or possess corresponding qualifications that could provide a basis for completing a doctorate.

Language Criteria

  • A good proficiency in English is required for anyone attending the PhD program. International applicants must document this by taking one of the following tests with the following results:
  • TOEFL – Test of English as a Foreign Language, Internet-Based Test (IBT). Minimum result: 90
  • IELTS – International English Language Testing Service. Minimum result: 6.5
  • Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) from the University of Cambridge
  • PTE Academic – Pearson Test of English Academic. Minimum result: 62


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