The University of Copenhagen is currently accepting applications from international candidates for the Fully-funded PhD Scholarship in International Law & Military Operations.
The main objective of this fellowship is to assist talented students who want to undertake a PhD degree in the Faculty of Law for the academic year 2021/2022.
Established in 1479, the University of Copenhagen is the oldest university in Denmark. It is among the largest universities in Scandinavia and is one of the highest-ranking in Europe.
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Application Deadline: August 31, 2021
- University or Organization: University of Copenhagen
- Department: Department of Chemistry
- Course Level: PhD
- Awards: Fully-funded
- Access Mode: Online
- Number of Awards: Not Known
- Nationality: International
- The award can be taken in Denmark
- Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: PhD degree program in International Law & Military Operations.
- Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
- Applicants must have obtained a degree that corresponds to the Danish Master of Laws degree, which is a second cycle 120 ECTS degree (two years of full-time studies) that builds on a 180 ECTS bachelor’s degree (three years of full-time studies) or equivalent qualifications. 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.
- Applicants must have obtained a minimum overall grade average of 8.2 or above at the Master’s level in accordance with the Danish grading scale (for the Danish scale, see here ).
- Applicants may submit their application before they have completed their Master’s Degree.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: To apply 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:
- Curriculum vitae (maximum two pages).
- Diplomas and transcripts: Certified copies of original diploma(s) and transcripts (both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree) in the original language and an authorized English translation if they are issued in another language than English or Danish.
- Grading scale: A certified explanation of grading scale in the original language and an authorized English translation if it is available in another language than English or Danish.
- Letter of motivation: Explain the choice of the Faculty of Law at the University of Copenhagen as a host institution for the proposed project and outline how the project fits within the research priorities at the Faculty (maximum 1 page).
- Documentation of English level: Documentation of English level can, for instance, be documented by an excellent IELTS or TOEFL test.
- Admission Requirements: Applicants will be selected on the basis of previous publications (if any) and relevant work experience.
- Language Requirement: Applicants must have excellent language skills in English and have excellent communications skills. Applicants must be able to teach at an academic level in Danish or English and to follow PhD courses in English.
The University of Copenhagen will offer fully funded and salaried scholarships. The position can commence in December 2021