Fully Funded Scholarships at Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway.



Deadline: 31st August, 2022 Providers: Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Funding Types: Fully Funded Study in: Norway
Subjects: Subjects offered by the University Study Level: PhD, Postgraduate

About the Scholarship

Norwegian University of Life Sciences is looking for outstanding students who may wish to study the importance of leptospirosis in dogs and humans in Norway and its impact as a travel disease. Interested persons can apply to the university for the PhD scholarships in Infection Biology –  Leptospirosis and One Health for the academic year 2022-2023.

The Departments of Preclinical Sciences, and Companion Animal Clinical Sciences at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) are offering this Norwegian University of Life Sciences International Scholarship for up to three years of study. All students with the appropriate degree qualification may apply. A PhD post will be provided to the chosen candidates, paying NOK 501.200 per month.

Benefits of the Scholarship

The Norwegian University of Life Sciences will provide the chosen applicants with a post with a government salary of NOK 501.200 for up to three years of PhD study.

Scholarship Eligibility

Eligibility Country: Both domestic and International students may apply for this Norwegian University of Life Sciences International Scholarship.

Eligible Courses or Subjects: Students may apply for the PhD program run by the Norwegian University of Life Sciences’ Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.

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Eligibility Requirements: The applicants must fulfill each of the requirements listed below in order to be eligible:

  • The candidates must be very passionate about microbiology and One Health.
  • The candidates must have prior lab training in bacteriological and/or immunological techniques.
  • Small animal clinical practice experience is advantageous for applicants, but not required.
  • Both verbal and written Scandinavian language ability is required of applicants.


Students must first submit an application for admission through the university site. Students must log in to this portal in order to apply for the post.

Supporting Records: The university requires the following paperwork from the students:

intended letter:

  • Academic resume (Electronic) copies of degree diplomas and academic transcripts (all certified)
  • Names and contact information for two references (with phone numbers and e-mail addresses)
  • Entry requirements: To be eligible for Norwegian veterinary authorization, students must possess a veterinary medicine degree.
  • Language Requirement: In compliance with NMBU requirements, students are required to present proof of their English language competency.