PhD scholarships at the Department of Psychology, University of Copenhagen (UCPH)
Applications are invited for PhD scholarships at the Department of Psychology, UCPH. The chosen candidates will enrol at the Faculty of Social Sciences under Copenhagen Graduate School of Social Sciences. Employment is to begin on 1 February 2017.
Deadline for applications: 1 November 2016
The PhD programme provides PhD students with strong research training which opens up a window of opportunity to a variety of careers within the private and public sectors. The programme includes the drafting of a PhD thesis, active participation in research networks, PhD courses, teaching, and other forms of knowledge dissemination. The PhD programme can be undertaken as a three year full-time study within the framework of the 5+3 study programme, or as a four year full-time study programme within the framework of the 4+4 study programme.
Further information about the PhD study programme is available on the website of Copenhagen Graduate School of Social Sciences:
Under "Legal basis" on the website you will find information about the rules and guidelines for the PhD programme, and the Danish Ministerial Order on the PhD Programme at the Universities.
Applicants should familiarise themselves with the research strategy and the ongoing research at the Department before submitting their application.
Further information about the PhD study programme in Psychology will be available at an orientation meeting on 29 September 2016 at 10:00 AM at the Department of Psychology, Centre for Health and Society, Øster Farimagsgade 2A, 2nd floor, room 3-2-M202 (the canteen), 1353 Copenhagen K.
The following criteria are used when shortlisting candidates for assessment:
1. Research qualifications as reflected in the project proposal.
2. Quality and feasibility of the project.
3. Qualifications and knowledge in relevant Psychology disciplines.
4. Performance (grades obtained) in graduate and post-graduate studies.
5. Department of Psychology can offer adequate supervision for the research topic in question.
Selected applicants are notified of the composition of the assessment committee, and each applicant has the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that relates to the applicant him/herself.
IMPORTANT. Please note that a special project application form from the department must be enclosed with your application. You access the form from the Department through the link below. You save it on your own computer, and fill it in. To access the application form:
Next step is to access the general application to the application system through the below links to upload the form and other documents. The first form replaces separate enclosures; research proposal, short study plan and budget. Use the category “Project description” to upload it.
Please note that it is only possible to upload one document per attachment category. If more than one document has to be uploaded in the same category, please make sure that they are scanned and collected into one file. Applications sent by regular mail or by email or received after the deadline will not be taken into account.
For more information click "Further official information" below.