Norwegian version

Theories in Library and Information Science, PS9300

PhD course

The course specialization will provide an understanding of the theoretical approaches and conceptual frameworks within information, library and archival science in general, and to the candidate's own thesis topic in particular. The course contributes to creating synergy and communication between the field and the candidate's own work.

  • Course period autumn 2023

     Three days, 25 - 27 September

  • Application and admission

    The course is  offered to PhD candidates.

    • Internal candidates use Studentweb ( and register themselves, or contact the PhD administration.
    • External applicants use Søknadsweb ( Search for Doctoral modules and then Doctoral modules Faculty of Social Sciences.
      The necessary attachments to be loaded into Søknadsweb is:
      Confirmation of admission to a PhD programme.
      Short summary, approximately one A4 page, with information about your own PhD project and why hy this PhD topic is relevant to your project. 
  • Course description

  • Course certificate

    Participants who have completed and passed the course may obtain documentation themselves. You can order a transcript of grades on StudentWeb ( or it can be obtained from Vitnemålsportalen ( You can find more information about grade transcript and diploma ( on the student pages.

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