PhD Courses in Culture Studies

Below is a listing of elective courses, as well as those previously on offer, in the PhD program in Culture Studies. A minimum number of participants is required to ensure that a course will be given.

If you are looking for a course given in Norwegian, please consult our pages in Norwegian

Core (mandatory) courses offered in English – Fall 2018


PHDTSRE Theory of Science and Research Ethics – with PEDRES (7.5 credits) 29 October – 2 November, Drammen campus. 20-21 November, Bø campus
9220, 9221 Exploring the Interface: Materials and Materiality in Ecology and Culture Studies. (3 or 7.5 credits, with/without essay) 5-8 November 2018
9202 Theories of Culture (7.5 credits) 11-13 September and 2-4 October


Previously organized elective courses in English


Arts-based Research in Education and Culture - co-organized with PEDRES (5 ECTS)

2017, 2018

Culture as an Instrument – co-organized with the University of Jyväskylä in connection with the 8th Nordic Conference on Cultural Policy Research in Helsinki, Finland (5 ECTS)


Visual and multi-sensory methods (5 ECTS)


Body-based practices (10 ECTS)

2015/16, 2013

Culture, Sport and Society (10 ECTS)

2015, 2018

Developments in international cultural policy (10 ECTS)


Navigating various knowledge landscapes 1 (3,5 ECTS)

Navigating various knowledge landscapes 2 (7.5 ECTS)



Previously offered core courses in English


Theory of Science (7.5 ECTS)

2016, 2017

Theories of Culture (7.5 ECTS) – co-organized with PEDRES (5 ECTS)

2016, 2017