Funding and vacancies

UiO:Energy funds interdisciplinary research  initiatives across the University of Oslo. Our grants support activities that aim to develop knowledge that will facilitate the transition towards more sustainable energy systems.

Funding for UiO:Energy Convergence Environments

UiO:Energy supports the development of UiO:Energy Convergence Environments - interdisciplinary research initiatives that address major challenges within the transition towards more sustainable energy systems and societies. UiO:Energy aims to fund 2 Convergence Environments, in the 2020/2021 call.

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Deadline for submitting sketches 30 October 2020

Seed funding for activities to strengthen energy and energy related research

To strengthen the development of relevant research groups at UiO, we  support activities that involve collaboration between different researchers as well as external research partners and stakeholders. International collaborations will be prioritized.

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Deadline 15 November 2020

Funding for UiO:Energy Thematic Research Groups (TRG)

UiO:Energy will fund the development of Thematic Research Groups (TRG) aimed at addressing challenges related to the transition towards more sustainable energy systems and societies. The TRGs shall contribute towards the development of an interdisciplinary culture as well as partnerships between researchers at UiO. It is also desirable that the Thematic Research Groups foster collaborations with international research groups and external stakeholders from the industry, governmental bodies or the society at large.

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Deadline 15 December 2019 (closed)

Grants for international mobility and collaboration

UiO:Energy offers financial support for shorter travels/visits abroad for master and PhD students as well as researchers within the field of sustainable energy. The grant aims to support increased international mobility as a research-promoting and competence-enhancing initiative. Due to the ongoing COVID19 epidemic, we extend the grant to also cover national mobility in 2020. We support different activities such as attendance at conferences, courses, or short-term visits to international research groups.

Current call 

Open-ended application deadline

Call for incoming internships 

Do you work at the University of Oslo and want to give an international student the opportunity to undertake an internship project?  UiO:Energy offers financial support for a limited number of incoming internships at the University of Oslo within the field of sustainable energy and the energy transition. 

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Open-ended application deadline but funds are limited

Call for summer research projects 2020

UiO:Energy will fund educational summer research projects between April and October 2020 for 10 students enrolled in their last year of a bachelor program or in their first year of a master program at UiO. We now invite you to suggest projects for one or two students per research group. 

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Deadline: 25 January 2020 (closed)


Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Information Systems

Applications are invited for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship to conduct research on the design, maintenance, and repair of digital technologies from a sustainability perspective. The position will be based at the Sustainability and Design research group in the Digitalisation research section at the Department of Informatics.

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Three PhD positions affiliated with Include

Three PhD positions within energy transition, sustainable consumption and sustainable business development are announced. The positions are affiliated with Include.

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