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Forskerforum in English

Information in English

In this section you will find information in English about Forskerforbundet (The Norwegian Association of Researchers – NAR), about higher education and research in Norway, and practical information about working in Norway.

Read more about Forskerforbundet and the role of trade unions in Norway. Also, meet some of our international members.

Forskerforbundet – The Norwegian Association of Researchers (NAR) – organises employees and students in research, higher education and dissemination of knowledge. Our main purpose is to increase wages and improve working conditions for our members.

Information in English for PhD candidates and post-doctoral research fellows.

  • Our policies
  • What can we do for you?
  • Handbook for PhD candidates

The starting salary in an employment forms the basis for your subsequent salary increases. Therefore it is important that you make use of the opportunity you have to negotiate your salary level at the time of appointment.

A conversation with your superior about your career and salary development. The goal of a salary conversation is for you to get feedback on the connection between your work effort and your salary. You will learn how you can contribute to influence your salary development.

Information about the Norwegian system of wage negotiations and various acts and regulations relating to working life in Norway.