About SoDoc

SoDoC was established on 1 February 2016. The purpose of SoDoC is to secure the interests of PhD candidates as well as postdoctoral researchers at NMBU. The organization handles issues of common interest these groups.

SoDoc primarily focuses on

  • Study conditions and professional interests 
  • Economic interests 
  • Social benefits 
  • Rights and duties at the University 
  • Research ethics and issues 
  • Regarding science and society 
  • Social events for improved contact

SoDoc board and members

All registered PhD candidates and post docs at NMBU may become members of SoDoC. Members are free to join relevant trade unions and promote doctoral issues through these forums as well.

SoDoc has a board consisting of a leader, a social leader, an academic leader, a treasurer, a scretary and a webmaster. The board are elected on the yearlt annual meeting.

Compensations for the SoDoc board members

The six SoDoc core board members gets a cash compensation according to the following regulationsThe rules are new and apply from 1 January 2021.

Core board members

Cash compensation

Leader1 month salary
Social leader0,7 month salary
Academic leader0,4 month salary
Treasurer0,3 month salary
Secretary0,3 month salary
Webmaster0,3 month salary
SUM3 month salary


The compensations are taxable and are paid out annually in February (in arrears).


The compensations are financed by central funds (via the Research Support Office).

Contact us

You can get in touch with us by sending us an e-mail or by joining our Facebook group or attending one of our social events or board meetings.


Published 28. January 2015 - 9:44 - Updated 27. May 2021 - 14:04