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International PhD Fellowship-Assessing Trees in African Drylands, Denmark

Students from all around the world are invited to apply for the PhD Fellowship- Assessing Trees in African Drylands for the academic session 2020-2021. The grant is offered by the University of Copenhagen in Denmark.

The funding programme supports talented students who have the interest to learn machine learning applications, programming (preferably Python) remote sensing software.

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Established in 1479, the University of Copenhagen is the second oldest institution for higher education in Denmark. It is comprised of six faculties with more than 100 departments and research centres.

Why study at the University of Copenhagen? At this university, candidates have the opportunity to advance your international career as part of a world-class research team.

Application Deadline: July 20, 2020

Brief Description

  • University: University of Copenhagen
  • Department: Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Awards: DKK 331,125
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Denmark

Eligibility            

  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: PhD degree in Assessing Trees in African Drylands
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • The candidate should hold a Master of Science degree or finish latest in August 2020. A subject related to Geo- or Computerscienes is not a requirement but advantageous.
  • The candidate should have excellent communication skills in both spoken and written English.
  • They should have Knowledge or the interest to learn machine learning applications, programming (preferably Python) remote sensing software (preferably open source) is expected.
  • They should also have Knowledge on dryland vegetation (preferably Sahel), and experience in handling large remote sensing datasets is not a requirement but advantageous.
  • The candidate should bring the willingness to conduct fieldwork in West Africa (likely Senegal)

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Applicants who meet the above-mentioned qualifications are requested to complete and submit application form through the online InTouchPlus platform http://intouchplus.iaea.org) for the fellowship.
  • Supporting Documents: The following required application materials must send to Division for Africa:
  • The candidate’s Curriculum Vitae
  • A copy of the duly certified Master’ degree
  • Transcripts of the Master’ degree NB: Preference will be given to candidates with at least upper second class honours degree.
  • An official letter from the candidate home university confirming that the candidate is registered and enrolled in the PhD programme
  • A Letter of admission to a foreign University
  • A language certificate from a certified language centre
  • A recent medical certificate from an authorized Medical Consultant
  • Admission Requirements: For taking admission applicants must have a previous year degree
  • Language Requirement: Demonstrate the English language ability through the IELTS test.

Benefits

International Atomic Energy Agency will provide all the following study expenses:

  • Training fees (registration fee, bench fee, course fee and examination fee) paid to then foreign University
  • Return airfares
  • Medical insurance and a
  • Monthly Stipend to cover accommodation, food costs and training/research materials

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