Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in South Asia Studies at University of Oslo in Norway, 2016

A research fellowship is available in South Asian Studies at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages at University of Oslo. This is awarded to Norwegian and foreign applicants to undertake postdoctoral programme.

University offers a number of general and subject-specific funding schemes. The aim of the fellowship is to attract the best and most motivated people to Norway.

The University of Oslo, is the oldest, largest and most prestigious university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. UiO attracts students and researchers from all over the world.

A good command of English is required for all students attending the University of Oslo. International students; PhD research fellows and postdoctoral research fellows who are not native speakers of English must document their proficiency in English.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: The successful candidate must have completed a PhD degree within South Asian studies or a relevant discipline within the humanities or social sciences. Applicants with background in religious studies, history, social anthropology or South Asian language studies are particularly welcome.

Test Requirement: Not Required


 Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for the fellowship.

Where this scholarship can be taken?:


What is the study subject?:

 Fellowship is tenable in Mathematics at University of Oslo.

The necessary course level:

 Fellowship is provided for postdoctoral programme.

How much is the scholarship award?:

 The fellowship will comprise:  salary level 57-65 (NOK 483 700 – 560 700, depending on qualifications), a professionally stimulating working environment and attractive welfare benefits.