PhD Scholarships at University of Copenhagen, DK

The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Copenhagen invites applications for 16 PhD scholarships starting September 2017 for a period of up to three years.

Some of these will be related to the Royal School of Library and Information Science

Application deadline: January 22.nd 2017 at 23.59 (11.59 pm) (CET).

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 relate to the research activities and the academic profile of the department in which they wish to be affiliated with.

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

  • SAXO Institute
  • Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
  • Department of Arts and Cultural Studies
  • Royal School of Library and Information Science (RSLIS)

A short description of the research areas and departments of the Faculty of Humanities is available at their website.

The Faculty reserves the right to administratively dismiss applications which do not adhere to the formal requirements. Please note that the project proposal including the study plan, figures etc. must not exceed 12,000 characters.

Please note that all applications must be submitted via the PhD School’s website by using an electronic application system.

To see the full version of the call and information on how to apply, please visit the PhD School’s website: