Here frequently asked questions (FAQ) will be gathered.
Please send your questions to the NOVA secretariat
Q: Where do I find a guide for how to apply for running a PhD course?
A: Under the link Grants and funding information is given, with further links to application guide. Guides and checklists also provides links to application guide - and a guide to how to administer a PhD course in the database.
Q: Can students apply for scholarship from NOVA?
A: No, NOVA does not offer any scholarships directed to individual students.
For PhD students registered at any of the NOVA universities, NOVA PhD courses are free of charge, and include accommodation and meals. Travel costs are not covered.
MSc and BSc students can apply for scholarship that cover travel and living costs from Nordplus - Local NOVA/Nordplus coordinators and study advisors at the member universities provide further information.
|Q: How can I use the NOVA calendar?|
A: At the top of the NOVA home page you will find three links: CONTACT, NEWS, CALENDAR and in the right column the NOVA activities appear under the calendar / month
When you log into the CALENDAR you will get a list of all registered PhD and MsC courses.
In the left column of the NOVA home page you will also find links to list of either PhD or MSc courses under the link NOVA courses
Q: How can I log into NOVA database and what is in there for me?
A: You follow the link to NOVA database in the left column of the NOVA web. There you can eithersign up for registration or log into the database. You can also follow the links to the database under the page of Grants and funding, application instructions.
The database is the NOVA GATEWAY to getting in contact with NOVA networks. You can subscribe for information from relevant network(s), apply for network membership and NOVA Staff members can submit applications for NOVA PhD course funding.
The first time you subscribe for information from a network you will receive an automatic reply from the NOVA database, a registration confirmation and password to the NOVA database. When you apply for network membership you get a preliminary status and have to wait for an approval of the NOVA secretariat.
Q: How can I subscribe on NOVA news RSS feed ?
A: You have two choices, either do it directly on the news page by clicking the subscrbtion link:
Then the RSS feeds button will appear in your web browser, from there you will be able to see new news or:
You can open your e-mail programme such as Microsoft Outlook. There you go to "Tools" / "Account settings" / "RSS feeds". There you choose "new" and follow the instructions of subscribtions. Then you will receive an e-mail every time new news are put on the NOVA website.