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2 PhD International Fellowships in Haptics and Human-Computer Interaction, Denmark

The University of Copenhagen is eagerly awaiting applications from outstanding students for its PhD international awards in Denmark. The funding program is available for the academic tear 2021/2022.

The two PhD studentships are open for international students who are going to start a PhD degree programme in Haptics and Human-Computer Interaction.

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An exciting opportunity that will help international students with study cost.

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The University of Copenhagen is the largest educational institution in Denmark and consists of eight faculties that combined offer over 200 academic programs.

Why study at University of Copenhagen? Here, students will have the opportunity to advance their international career as part of a world-class research team. As a PhD student, you have much freedom to detail this focus: to a large extent, you shape the research you work on and the ideas you pursue.

Application Deadline:  December 4, 2020

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Copenhagen
  • Department: Department of Computer Science
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: DKK 331,125 (approx. €43,750)
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Two
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Denmark


  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: PhD degree programme in Haptics and Human-Computer Interaction
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • Master degree in Computer Science, Human–computer Interaction, Psychology, Cognitive Science, Physiology, Biomechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Computer and Electrical Engineering or related fields.
  • Knowledge or skills related to at least one of the topics of the project, including, haptics human-computer interaction, haptic interaction design, haptics in virtual reality, social touch, tactile perception, user experience, sensing technology, or related topics.
  • Strong programming skills
  • Proficiency in English, both in speaking and writing.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To be considered for the fellowship, all interested candidates are required to take admission in a PhD degree at the University of Copenhagen. After getting enrolled, applicants must complete and submit the online application form.
  • Supporting Documents: Candidates must submit all the following documents:
  • Motivated letter of application (max. one page) including references
  • CV incl. education, experience, language skills and other skills relevant for the position
  • Master of Science diploma (or equivalent) and transcript of records. If the MSc degree has not been completed at the time of application, a written statement from your institution/supervisor assessing your academic level and expected graduation date, as well as a certified/signed copy of the most recent transcript of records, will be acceptable.
  •  Publication list (if relevant)
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants will be selected based on previous publications (if any) and relevant work experience.
  • Language Requirement: If English is not your first language, you should provide evidence of English language ability: IELTS, TOEFL, or other acceptable proof.


The University of Copenhagen will offer a starting salary is currently at a minimum DKK 331,125 (approx. €43,750) including annual supplement (+ pension at a minimum DKK 53,811). Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.

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