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PhD Scholarships in Circular Construction Platforms, Denmark

The Technical University of Denmark offers a PhD degree for domestic students. The salary is determined by the number of years of experience and the level of education. There is no set amount for the award, but scholarships are available to help cover the costs associated with the program.

To be eligible, students must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and must be a citizen of Denmark. Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit and financial need.

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Application Deadline: 28 September 2022.

Brief Description

  • Organization: Technical University of Denmark
  • Department: N/A
  • Course level: PhD
  • Award Amount: Salary
  • Number of Awards: N/A
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Domestic Student
  • Eligible Countries: Denmark
  • Eligibility: Students can apply for a PhD degree offered at the Technical University of Denmark.
  • The award can be taken in Denmark

PhD Scholarship in Circular Construction Platforms


The construction sector plays a vital role in the development of our modern societies. With an increasing global population and urbanization, there is a growing demand for construction. However, current practices are not sustainable in absolute measures, as they contribute to environmental degradation and resource depletion. Thus, the construction industry is on the threshold of a sustainable transformation towards a circular economy.

This shift requires a high degree of collaboration between stakeholders along the value chain, such as investors, project developers, architects, resource providers, and many more. It also takes data-driven approaches to align industry strategies with global planetary boundaries. Only in this way can industries, like the construction industry, set actionable, ambitious, and foremost sufficient goals to stay in line with societal requirements and ecological possibilities.

Realdania, DTU Management, and DTUs center for absolute sustainability have granted funding for a Ph.D. project to research the development and implementation of construction platforms for the circular economy. We are looking for the right candidate for this Ph.D. project.


Business savvy, interested in the sustainable transition and the interplay between technology, circular economy, humans, and business. You have a relevant academic degree, it could be within areas of engineering, economy, or environment and you are passionate about conducting pioneering and forward-looking research. Go for it.

You must have a two-year master’s degree (120 ECTS points) or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to a two-year master’s degree.

Approval and Enrolment

The scholarship for the Ph.D. degree is subject to academic approval, and the candidate will be enrolled in one of the general degree programs at DTU.

How to Apply

To apply, please open the link “Apply online”, fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
  • Curriculum vitae (including publication list if applicable)
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma (in English) including an official description of the grading scale
  • Name for potential reference contacts
  • You may apply prior to ob­tai­ning your master’s degree but cannot begin before having received it.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion, or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.


We are looking forward to receiving your expression of interest now. As we have been granted the funds for the Ph.D. project, we will initiate interviews with potential applicants as soon as possible. We envisage the Ph.D. project starting as soon as possible e.g. December 2022.

The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The period of employment is three years.

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