The Department of Economics wants to improve the study programs. We would therefore ask you to spend 5-7 minutes to respond to questions about the courses you follow this term. This will be valuable feedback for teachers, administration and the management of the Department.
You shall only answer this form once and only respond to questions about the courses you follow spring 2018.
Deadline: 25 April 2018
Thank you for your time!
Lær å spre resultatene av masteroppgaven din!
Les mer på denne nettsiden om kronikkurs for masterstudenter ved HF, SV og SUM
There are three scholarships available for Master's students at the Department of Economics who choose the Advanced Methods/Research programme option.
We urge all interested students to apply.
Deadline: 20 April 2018.
Questions? Contact the Department of Economics: email@example.com.
In memory of Erik Blytt, a former student and researcher at SUM, the Centre annually advertises a stipend for master students of NOK 3000 per month, with 6 - 12 months attachment to the Centre.
The recipient of the stipend will have modest duties, primarily to assist SUM's interdisciplinary Research School in Development and the Environment. This will leave ample time for writing their master’s thesis, which should be on some theme of relevance to one of SUM's research areas/themes.
The final application deadline is 20 April, 2018.
The stipend, and the associated duties, will start from 1 June 2018.
This evening you can stay at the library until midnight and focus on your writing. There are events during the whole evening, see the program and more information on the library's website. Here you also can see what events will be in English.
The deadline to apply for a supervisor is March 16. You apply through the online form.
Remember that you must fill in the online form regardless of whether you have made personal arrangements with a supervisor, or wish the master committee to assign you a supervisor.
If you have any questions, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of British Columbia (BC, Canada) is conducting a research project that surveys views among students in economics on different topics and issues related to economics.
In this survey you will be presented with short statements from different scholars, mainly in economics, regarding different economic views and ideas. You will be asked to indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement.
This survey is running in 19 different countries and is part of a research project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and has also received a certificate of approval from the Behavioural Research Ethics Board at UBC.
All the responses you provide in this survey will be treated as confidential.
Please click on this link to start the survey (15-minute survey).
What do you think about the ECON courses you are taking this semester?
Please talk to the contact student of your courses to give feedback on the teaching, or contact the lecturer directly.
You can also provide feedback to the Department using this online form.
This week, 6.-9. February, you can attend Aktualitetsuka at the Department of Economics.
The events are open to everyone.
Slides from the information meeting for 2nd semester master students can be found here:
You can also download the podcast from the meeting:
The deadline to apply for a supervisor is March 16. Remember that you must fill in the online form regardless of whether you have made personal arrangements with a supervisor, or wish the master's committee to assign you a supervisor.
See information about scholarships and deadlines on the webpage about the Master Thesis in Economics.
We want to draw your attention to the Summer school of the Norwegian Finance Initiative (NFI). The summer school is intended to be an appetizer for top students that may have an interest in pursuing a PhD in finance.
It will be organized from June 18-22, 2018.
Polit Case Competition is a case competition tailored to students of economics where participants have the opportunity to apply economic theory to a real-life case. The case incorporates aspects that build upon the tools obtained as a student of economics.
Polit Case Competition is also an opportunity to meet some of the most interesting employers of economists as the event is organized in collaboration with our partner companies.
Polit Case Competition 2018 will take place in March at the University of Copenhagen.
Your travel expenses will be covered if you travel from a university outside the Copenhagen metropolitan area.
Landsforeningen for kvinner med bekkenleddsmerter (LKB) offers a scholarship to a master student who wants to write a master thesis about the social costs of women getting afflicted with pelvic griddle pain.
- Our main interest is in costs related to dropout from work life (short-term and long-term)
- How are the costs distributed between the public, the employees, and the employer and her family?
- If possible: discussion of other costs associated with these women's reduced ability to do unpaid housework and, more generally, their reduced functional level
What do LKB offer?
- 20,000 NOK
- Not supervisor or workplace, but LKB's project leader works as a researcher in economics and may offer some assistance
Application deadline: June 1, 2018....
The Department will host a meeting about obtaining a supervisor, planning and writing your thesis and expectations.
The meeting will be held February 1 at 16:15 – 18:00 in auditorium 2, ES.
In addition to giving you practical information, we have invited external researchers to talk about their projects. This might give you an opportunity to join in on some of their projects or get ideas for topics or themes for your thesis.
Some of the researchers will stay after the meeting has finished so you will have a chance to discuss your thesis prospect with them.
Pizza will be served after the meeting.
We hope to see you all there!
The Department of Economics
The Student Council invites all students at the Department of Economics to the annual general assembly to elect the new Student Council.
We encourage all students to show up, either to run for one of the positions in the Student Council, or to vote for the other students running.
When: January 29, 4:00pm
Where: auditorium 5, Eilert Sundts house
Pizza will be served.
*The assembly is for students at the Department of Economics only.
Climate and Society: Transformations in the 21st Century
Climate change is raising profound challenges at every level, and to every part and member of society. Confronting and resolving issues regarding both causes and consequences of climate change is of utmost urgency. This calls for collaboration and knowledge-sharing that crosses disciplines and borders.
All undergraduate and postgraduate students from all countries and academic disciplines are invited to participate in the first Bergen International Student Conference, hosted by the University of Bergen.
The 2018 conference will take place on the 5th and 6th of April.
Osloforskning is a collaboration between the City of Oslo and the University of Oslo and is intended to promote research and recruitment to research that derives its theme from Oslo.
Master's level students can apply for grants of 30,000 NOK for work on master's theses having topics related to Oslo.
Application deadline: 15th February 2018
Are you an international student looking for a full time, professional job in Norway after graduation?
The Career Centre at the University of Oslo offers a 3 hour workshop on job search in Norway and a job interview workshop. The presentations will be in English.
We encourage all international students looking for a part time job in Norway to come to this information meeting.
Click on the link above and get more information about time and place.