About the scholarships
The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Copenhagen is inviting applications for 16 PhD scholarships starting 1 September 2017 for a period of up to three years.
Application deadline: 22 January, 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 are related 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.
Please note that applications which do not fall within the research areas of the above mentioned departments will not be taken into consideration for a PhD scholarship.
For further information please see the application procedure and be advised that 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.
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.
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