Norges Bank

PhD scholarship program

Do you want to become one of Norway's leading macro economists? Norges Bank's PhD program can give you a springboard to the world's leading economics universities, and financial support during your further education.

About the PhD program

The program aims to help potential PhD candidates in economics in applying to top-ranked PhD programmes abroad, and provide financial support to candidates accepted to such PhD programmes.

Who can apply?

Applicants must be Norwegian citizens or EEA-citizens with affiliation to Norway. Admission to top-ranked PhD programs in economics requires exceptional academic results.

How to apply

Internships and PhD scholarships are announced via Vacancies on Norges Bank's website.

Application deadline for internships is 1 December each year.

Application deadline for PhD scholarships is 1 April each year. Send an e-mail to with this application (pdf) attached.