Forms - PhD education at NMBU

New forms from 1st July 2020

Forms are available either as "Nettskjema", as e-mail templates or as Word files.

Questions about Nettskjema or e-mail templates?

Please contact the PhD coordinator at your faculty or send an e-mail to the Research Support Office.


Application and admission

PhD fellow at NMBU

Admission to one of NMBU's PhD programmes will be handled in connection with employment in a PhD fellow position. The faculty may, when necessary, request the NMBU 1.1 Application for admission to be completed and sent to the faculty.

External PhD candidates

If you are employed at an external institution/establishment you must apply to the relevant NMBU Faculty for admission into a PhD programme. You must send the NMBU 1.1 Application for admission  to the faculty, at the latest within two months of the start date for funding of the PhD project/education. More information on this web page.

Other forms for your start-up


Data Management Plan

Data Management Plan (DMP) (web page)

Progress reporting

Use your faculty’s form:

Apply to make changes to the contract period, the supervisory team or the required coursework

If you need to make changes to the contract period (for example due to delays), the supervisory team or the education plan/ required coursework, please fill in the form 2.2 PhD changes. More information is to be found on this web page Research work, courses and seminars.

Use your faculty’s form:

Midway assessment (for staff):

Use your faculty’s form:

The thesis

The required coursework

NB! Zip-files must be extracted before use!

For PhD candidates:

NMBU 3.1 Agreement for special syllabus (Word document)
NMBU 3.2 Application for approval of completed coursework (e-mail template in zip)

For staff:

External Examiner Agreement (Word document)
Assessment protocol for special syllabus (Word document)


NB! Zip-files must be extracted before use!

Completing the thesis (for PhD candidates):

Tittelblad NMBU (word document, Norwegian)
Thesis title page (word document, English)
About printing (web page)
Thesis submission to Brage (web page)

Appointment of the evaluation committee (for staff):

NMBU 4.1 Proposal for evaluation committee (e-mail template in zip)

Submission (for PhD candidates):

NMBU 4.2 Submission of thesis (e-mail template in zip)
NMBU 4.3 Co-authorship declaration (Word document)
NMBU 4.6 Errata (e-mail template in zip)

Evaluation of the thesis (for staff):

The evaluation committee must submit its recommendation to the faculty no later than 25 working days before the planned date of the public defence. The faculty decides on the basis of the assessment committee's recommendation.

Use your faculty’s form:

Doctoral degree examination (for PhD candidates):

Press release form  
Procedures for trial lecture and public defence

Doctoral degree examination (for staff):

The 3 forms are developed to accommodate whether the trial lecture is held in connection with (the day before or on the same day as) the disputation, or at an earlier time. Use your faculty's digital form, or a Word-based solution that may be used by all.

Evaluation of a trial lecture
by the internal committee when trial lecture is held separately from the public defence:

NMBU 4.5a Evaluation of the trial lecture (Word, one form for all faculties)

Alternative digital form by each faculty:

Evaluation of a public defence
by the evaluation committee when trial lecture is held separately from the public defence:

NMBU 4.5b Evaluation of the public defence (Word, one form for all faculties)

Alternative digital form by each faculty:

Evaluation of a trial lecture and a public defence
by the evaluation committee when trial lecture and the public defence is held in connection:

NMBU 4.5c Evaluation of the trial lecture and public defence (Word, one form for all faculties)

Alternative digital form by each faculty:

All phases

Procedures for PhD seminars

E-mail template info

The e-mail templates are accessible from the list above, as zip files. Clicking on the link will download the zip tile to your computer, and you have to “Extract” the file before using the template.

Once the template has been extracted you can double click to open it in your e-mail programme or app. You will now be able to:

  • add recipient(s)
  • copy the heading in the form/ name of form (e.g. “NMBU 3.2 Application …”) as the e-mail subject
  • type the requested form information
  • add any attachements
  • send the e-mail

Are you at the moment not able to complete the content? Send the e-mail to yourself (temporarily instead of sending it to the intended recipient) and finish it later, from your inbox.

Published 14. January 2016 - 12:51 - Updated 4. December 2020 - 14:18