The Ecology and Natural Resource Management programme of the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) is a doctoral programme that will educate independent researchers of international calibre in conjunction with national and international research communities.
The PhD programme in Ecology and Natural Resource Management shall qualify candidates for research of international standard within all subject areas at the Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management and for other work in society where there are high demands on scientific insight and analytical thinking, in accordance with recognized principles of academic and research ethics.
INA has a particularly broad subject profile and performs comprehensive research and teaching activities in many biological disciplines and in the management of natural resources. Examples of subject areas (also mentioned above in point 11 Societal relevance) include:
- Behavioural ecology
- Evolution genetics
- Conservation biology
- Forest management
- Fish and wildlife management
- Renewable energy
- Environmental impacts of land use and habitat change
- Market and natural resource economics and planning
- Nature-based tourism, population and community ecology
- Mapping of resources
- Wood technology
- Ecophysiology and ecotoxicology
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
DisciplinesNatural Resource Management Ecology Environmental Sciences
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A master's degree with a scope of at least 120 credits (ECTS) that is based on a bachelor’s degree of minimum 180 credits (ECTS), or a cand.med.vet. degree, or an integrated master’s degree with a scope of minimum 300 credits (ECTS).
- English language skills.
- You must be able to document provision of full funding for the entire contract period (i.e. 3 years full-time study). The most common form of financing is the appointment of a PhD fellowship position.
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.
Since NMBU is a publicly funded state university, there are no tuition fees. However, most students must pay a small semester fee.
Living costs for Ås
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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