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Members of the Industrial Research School in Complex Systems

As a PhD member we will help you gain a greater understanding of industry and complex systems through building a connection with our industrial partners.

Our offers

Credit giving PhD courses

        Lectures at USN Kongsberg, campus Krona

        24-28 June (week 26), daily lectures from 8:40 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (mon.-fri.)

        Homework project (week 26 - 35)

        Home assignment submission due on Friday 6th September (Week 36)

        Limited places (10)

       Deadline application: 31 March

        Module 1: 5 - 6 March, 2024, (week 10)

  •  Day 1: Dinner in Grimstad (place and time will be announced later)
  • Day 2: Research training, University of Agder

        Module 2: 29 April 2024, @Krona Kongsberg

        Module 3: 18 September (week 38) , NTNU Gjøvik

        Deadline application:28 February


Workshop 1: September 2024, NTNU Gjøvik

For more information contact Geir Ringen

Internship/work within the industry
  • Internship (free seat at one of our industry partners)
  • 50% work (paid) at industry and get extension for PhD programme

Duration of internship/work will vary for each available position. Extension to the PhD programme is up to one year so the total PhD time should not exceed 4 years.

Travel and accommodation grants

Members of Industry research school in complex systems can apply for travel grant to participate in the schools’ courses and workshops outside their hometown.

Members can receive up to NOK 2500 per round trip.

Hotel accommodation costs can be covered up to NOK 1200 per night for duration of the course.

We do not cover per diem/subsistence allowance.

Annual conference

Annual Autumn week: September 19-21, 2023

Day 1: 

Day 2:

  • PhD student presentations (PechaKucha)
  • Presentations from professors at NTNU, UiA, USN
  • Presentations from the industrial partners of INRESCOS
  • Mach Making

Day 3: 

Membership criterias

Membership in the Industrial Research School is open to all PhD students at Norwegian institutions, who feels that their project is related to complex industrial systems. You can be a member of several research schools simultaneously, and there are no obligations to being a member. It is not required that your project is directly related to an industrial company.

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