PhD Scholarships – 2019 in University of Copenhagen, Denamark

PhD Scholarships – 2019 in University of Copenhagen, Denamark

University of Copenhagen, Denmark invites application for PhD Scholarships – 2019 from eligible and interested candidates 

Designation/Position- PhD Scholarships – 2019

About-  Part of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), and among Europe’s top-ranking universities, the University of Copenhagen promotes research and teaching of the highest international standard. Rich in tradition and modern in outlook, the University gives students and staff the opportunity to cultivate their talent in an ambitious and informal environment. An effective organisation – with good working conditions and a collaborative work culture – creates the ideal framework for a successful academic career. PhD Scholarships – 2019

Research/Job Area- Offered by University

Location- University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Eligibility/Qualification–

Applicants are expected to have a strong educational background. 

The successful candidates will be part of a dynamic department that spans several disciplines, and the candidates must thrive in such an interdisciplinary environment. 

It is expected that the successful candidates take part in the department’s daily life and activities, and contribute to the development of the overall research milieu at the department.  

The applicant’s qualifications for the scholarship are evaluated by taking into account the applicant’s general educational and academic background such as the applicant’s 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 applicant’s 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 project relates to the research activities and the academic profile at the department.  

Please note that applications which do not adhere to the formal requirements (read more in the two sections ‘Admission requirements’ and ‘Application requirements’ below) will not be taken into consideration for the PhD scholarship.   

Admission requirements 

Applicants need to hold a two-year Master’s degree (120 ECTS) or the equivalent.

Applicants must have submitted their thesis at the time of application, to the extent the thesis forms part of their Master program.

In case you have not obtained your diploma by the application deadline, you must include a statement (pre-approval) from your university declaring that you have been awarded the master degree.    

Applicants with a non-Danish Master’s degree will have their degree assessed by the Ministry of Higher Education and Science in order to establish, if the Master’s degree is equivalent to a Danish Master’s degree.

Please read more at the Ministry of Higher Education and Sciences website: https://ufm.dk/en   Excellent communication skills in English is essential and applicants must speak and write academic English fluently.

The PhD Administration may ask applicants to document their proficiency in English at any time during the recruitment process, if considered necessary. 

Afterwards a selection of qualified candidates will be invited for an interview. Please be advised that a positive assessment does not necessarily mean that you will be invited for an interview.   



How to Apply-  You can alter submitted application in the recruitment system until the application deadline expires. No supplementary documents will be taken into consideration after this deadline. 

Please include the following in your application package: 

Cover letter Please outline your motivation for applying for this position, describe how your experiences and skills match the requirements for this position, and explain why you want to do your PhD studies at the Department of Information Studies at the University of Copenhagen.  

CV   Please include a complete CV including a list of publications, if you have any.    

Project description Please include a detailed description of your proposed PhD project.  Make sure to situate your proposed PhD project within one or more of the research groups at the department and/or align your research project with one or more individual faculty members in the department.

Please adhere to the guidelines at this page: https://phd.humanities.ku.dk/become-phd-student/how-to/application-requirements/project-guidelines/

For Contact- 

For any further questions regarding the position, terms of employment, application requirements, etc. please contact the PhD Administration, HR South and City Campus, University of Copenhagen via this e-mail: phd@hrsc.ku.dk.  

For questions regarding the Department of Information Studies’ research profile and PhD program, please contact the department’s PhD Coordinator, Associate Professor Laura Skouvig, e-mail:  [email protected].

Last Date for Apply–  25 February 2019 at 23.59 (11.59 pm) (CET)

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