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12 PhD Positionsat University of Copenhagen in Denmark, 2018

The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Copenhagen invites applications for four PhD Positionsat each of the three departments: Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies, Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, and Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics.

The University of Copenhagen offers up to 12 PhD Positionsat the Faculty of Humanities. The studentships are awarded at the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies (EnGeRom), Department of Media, Cognition and Communication (MEF), and Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics (NorS).

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The University of Copenhagen is the oldest university and research institution in Denmark. Founded in 1479 as a studium generale, it is the second oldest institution for higher education in Scandinavia after Uppsala University.

Excellent communication skills in English is considered essential and applicants must speak and write academic English fluently. The PhD Administration may ask applicants to document their proficiency in English at any time during the recruitment process if this is considered necessary.

Description:

Application Deadline: February 6, 2018
Course Level: The studentships are available for pursuing PhD programme.
Study Subject: The studentships are awarded at the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies (EnGeRom), Department of Media, Cognition and Communication (MEF), and Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics (NorS).
Award: PhD scholars at the Faculty of Humanities are appointed under the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. According to the agreement, PhD scholars are obliged – without any additional remuneration – to perform tasks assigned to them corresponding to 840 working hours over the three years.

Number of Awards: There are 12 scholarships available.
The award can be taken in Denmark

Eligibility::

Eligible Countries: Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply.
Entrance Requirements:

  • Applicants need to hold a two-year Master’s degree (120 ECTS) or the equivalent. Applicants must have submitted their thesis at the time of application, to the extent the thesis forms part of their Master program. In case you have not obtained your diploma by the application deadline, you must include a statement (pre-approval) from your university declaring that you have been awarded the master degree.
  • 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.

English Language Requirements: Excellent communication skills in English is considered essential and applicants must speak and write academic English fluently. The PhD Administration may ask applicants to document their proficiency in English at any time during the recruitment process if this is considered necessary.

Application Procedure:

The following documentation must be submitted:

  • A copy of the applicant’s Master’s degree diploma (if not available before the application deadline, a pre-approval must be submitted)
  • A copy of the applicant’s Master’s degree transcript of records (an official description of the grading scale must be included)
  • A copy of the applicant’s Bachelor’s degree diploma
  • A copy of the applicant’s Bachelor’s degree transcript of records (an official description of the grading scale must be included)

How to Apply:

The mode of applying is online.

Online Application

Scholarship Link