2017/2018 Funded University of Copenhagen PhD Scholarships for International Students

Application Deadline: Submit applications on or before  22nd January, 2017

Eligible Countries:Only international students are eligible to apply

Scholarship country:  Scholarships will be taken in Denmark

Eligible Fields of Study: The PhD projects must be related to a research area in one of the following departments:

  1. SAXO Institute
  2. Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
  3. Department of Arts and Cultural Studies
  4. Royal School of Library and Information Science (RSLIS)

Applications which do not fall within the research areas of the above mentioned departments will not be taken into consideration for a PhD scholarship.

Eligible Courses: The PhD projects are expected to be related to a research area in one of the following departments:

  1. SAXO Institute
  2. Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
  3. Department of Arts and Cultural Studies
  4. Royal School of Library and Information Science (RSLIS)

Note that applications that do not fall within the research areas of the above mentioned departments will not be taken into consideration for a PhD scholarship.

Type: PhD

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must need to hold a two-year Master’s degree (120 ECTS) or equivalent.
  • Applicants shall have submitted their thesis at the time of application, to the extent the thesis forms part of their Master program.
  • Assuming you have not obtained your diploma by the application timeline, you are expected to include a statement (pre-approval) from your university that shows that you have been awarded the master degree.

Selection:

The applicant’s qualifications for the scholarship are evaluated by taking into account the applicants’ general educational and academic background such as the applicants’ grade average, thesis grade, language competencies, publications and other academic activities given by the curriculum vitae as well as the duration of study especially during the applicants’ MA programme.

In addition, the proposed PhD project and study plan will be evaluated by taking the following into consideration; originality, choice of theory and method, disciplinary relevance, and prospects for completion within the required timeframe of 36 months.

Furthermore, applicants are encouraged to reflect on how their projects are related to the research activities and the academic profile of the department in which they wish to be affiliated with.

Number of Scholarships: 16 scholarships available for candidates

Duration of Scholarship: Scholarships valid for  three years.

How to Apply: The following enclosures to the application must be submitted:

  • A copy of the applicant’s Master’s degree diploma and transcript of records
  • Bachelor degree diploma and transcript of records
  • If the MA diploma and/or examination records are in another language than English, German, French, Danish, Norwegian or Swedish, please include a translation into either of these languages in your application.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Project proposal (must not exceed 12,000 characters. For further information see below)

Do not upload ZIP files and do not submit any publications, recommendations or your Master thesis.

The Faculty will dismiss applications, which do not adhere to the formal requirements.

An electronic application form will be available at this webpage by mid-December 2016.

Click here to apply

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