Special syllabus

Special syllabus

  • If no suitable course is available at NMBU, a special syllabus at PhD level may be approved as part of the required coursework. Before you go ahead with a special syllabus, you must enter into an agreement for special syllabus (FORM 3.2) with the faculty.
  • If you take courses offered by "non-academic" institutions (companies, organizations, networks) a written agreement for special syllabus must be in place with the faculty.
  • 30 student working hours per credit (ECTS)


  • A presentation (oral or poster) at a national or international conference equals 1 credit.
  • Maximum 4 credits.

Research stay

A study residency of at least 2 weeks duration in a foreign country is credited with 3 credits. Maximum 6 credits.



Published 3. August 2017 - 13:11 - Updated 22. October 2019 - 12:11