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International PhD Recruitment Scholarships in Health, Denmark

If you are considering applying for a PhD position in Health and have a qualifying degree from a non-Danish university, you can apply for the Recruitment Scholarships at Aarhus University.

The purpose of the research stay is an assessment of the candidate’s suitability for PhD studies in Health. It is intended to be used for a 1-3 months research at Health, Aarhus University.

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This scholarship will provide the DKK 15,000 to pursue a PhD degree at Aarhus University.

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Application Deadline:  Applications must be received by 15 May 2022

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Aarhus University
  • Department: Graduate School of Health
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: DKK 15,000 per month
  • Number of Awards: N/A
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Denmark


  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD degree in Health.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the given criteria:
  • Must be enrolled as a Master’s degree student at a non-Danish university (equivalent to a Danish Master’s degree of 120 ECTS credits or a similar relevant five-year degree programme or with a qualifying degree from a non-Danish university (Master’s level (120 ECTS credits) or equivalent).
  • Students must be International students.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To apply for the programme, applicants must take admission in the PhD degree programme at the university. Applications can only be submitted by the main supervisor when there is an open call.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree diploma and transcripts of records
  • CV
  • Motivation and competencies (Word)
  • Initial PhD plan (Word)
  • Recommendation from primary supervisor (Word)
  • Master’s study plan (Word)
  • Admission Requirements: Students must have a relevant higher education degree. Access to the graduate school’s PhD programme requires a Danish master’s degree of 120 ECTS credits or a similar relevant five-year degree programme.
  • Language Requirement: Applicant must document English language proficiency identical to an ‘English B level’ in the Danish upper secondary school.


Aarhus University will provide DKK 15,000 per month (taxed at source) to be used for living expenses (housing, course fees, etc.) and travel expenses (transport, visa, etc.).

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