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SDU National Institute of Public Health PhD international awards in Denmark

If you are looking to dive into further studies within the field of alcohol, mental health and risk groups in adolescents, the University of Southern Denmark is inviting you to apply for its PhD international awards offered at the National Institute of Public Health for the academic year 2022-2023.

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic background, experience, and skills. The students must have a relevant background in public health, medicine, economics or psychology with personal competencies such as good communication skills, a positive and problem-solving mindset and personal drive and a high interest in epidemiology and adolescent health to be considered. Candidates can expect to receive support towards their educational expenses incurred.

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The University of Southern Denmark is a university in Denmark ranked No. 28 (best in Denmark) on THE’s European ranking of the learning environment at universities. The National Institute of Public Health is one of the departments at the Faculty of Health Sciences at SDU. The ambition is to create public health with the knowledge they harbour.

Why choose to study at the University of Southern Denmark? The University of Southern Denmark has interwoven many lives and is driven by an ambition to promote talents and research achievements that develop society. The National Institute of Public Health contributes to improving the health and quality of life of the Danish people with a number of public and private strategic partnerships.

Application Deadline:  Applications are closing on 10th October 2022.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Southern Denmark
  • Department: National Institute of Public Health
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: Tuition fee
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Domestic and International
  • The award can be taken in Denmark.


  • Eligible Countries: Students from Denmark and other overseas regions are eligible to apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Candidates can apply for a PhD position at the National Institute of Public Health at the University of Southern Denmark.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must have a strong flair for quantitative methods and a high interest in epidemiology and adolescent health.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Admission applications are required to be made via the university portal. Applications for this PhD position must be made online.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • A letter stating the interest, motivation, and qualifications for the project (max. two pages)
  • A detailed CV, including personal contact information
  • Certified copy of diploma (Master‡s degree in a relevant field)
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must have the necessary academic qualification with specific experience with statistical modelling is prerequisite, and preferably some published work or documented experience with scientific writing in English.
  • Language Requirement: The students must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests:
  • TOEFL iBTtest with a minimum score of 88
  • IELTS academic test with a minimum overall band score of 6.5
  • C1 Advanced (CAE)with a minimum score of  180 or C2 Proficiency (CPE)


The University of Southern Denmark will offer the selected candidates a PhD position in their applied program with a scholarship likely to cover education-related expenses.

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