Taking a PhD at UiT

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Taking a PhD at UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Information on taking a PhD UiT in general and the individual PhD programmes can be found here:

PhD on track – PhD on Track is a web resource aimed primarily at PhD candidates and early career researchers. The aim is to enable beginning researchers to easily access information on searching and reviewing scholarly literature, on academic writing, and on sharing and publishing reports and data. The project is a collaboration between six Norwegian higher education institution libraries.


The IT support is called Orakelet (‘the oracle’). You can find instructions but also information on how to get in contact with the IT department here:

Tavla is the notice board or black board for the whole of UiT. You can find e.g. information about upcoming events here.

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Having problems during your PhD at UiT?

You are always welcome to contact TODOS to discuss your issues. Even if TODOS cannot help you directly, in most cases we can point you to the right person to address your problems.

Through the webpage Si fra! (“Speak out!”), students and employees at UiT can report sexual harassment, bullying, ethical misconduct, or other criticisable incidents. The webpage is only available in Norwegian (per March 2022).

Coming from abroad?

Information when coming to UiT from abroad

New in Norway?

Housing options in Tromsø for new employees at UiT