Department of Computer Science at the University of Copenhagen (DIKU) is offering PhD Scholarships within Big Data Analytics-algorithms and machine. Applicants from any nationality can apply for these scholarships.
The main objective of the university is to provide high quality, comprehensive educational and training opportunities that are compatible to changing needs of the students.
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DIKU is the first danish computer science department founded at University of Copenhagen. The department conducts research and offers a number of study programmes on Bachelor, Master and PhD level as well as individual courses and summer courses.
Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are open within the Department of Computer Science.
List of Subjects: Big Data Analytics – algorithms and machine learning
Scholarship Award: Terms of appointment and payment are in accordance with the agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Federation of Professional Associations (AC). The appointment is for a period of 3 years and must lead to a dissertation.
Scholarship can be taken at: Denmark
Eligibility: Applicants should hold an MSc degree – from an internationally recognized University. The MSc thesis should be in an area relevant for the project, e.g., algorithms, machine learning, mathematics, or information retrieval. Candidates who do not yet have their MSc degree, but who are expecting to be able to enroll August 1st, 2016 or latest January 1st, 2017 should specify the expected date of graduation, confirmed by their main MSc supervisor.
Among the qualified candidates, criteria to be considered include, among others:
-Published research papers at highly recognized venues
-High grades in algorithms, mathematics, machine learning, and other relevant courses
-Recommendations from highly recognized researchers in algorithms and machine learning
-Previous experience in Big Data Analytics implementation,
-Excellent English skills, written and oral (if coming from non-English speaking countries, proof of passing English language tests and/or graduate education in English)
-Good communication and interpersonal skills
Nationality: Citizens of any nationality can apply for these scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants should hold an MSc degree – from an internationally recognized University.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirement: The candidate should have a very good command of the English language.
Supporting Material: Applicants are requested to submit their application below including:
-A cover letter (max. 1 page) including two lines of motivation, stating when the applicant can start, and any information needed to read and understand the remaining appendix.
-Recommendation from one of the researchers at DABAI as stated above.
-Curriculum vitae (max. 2 pages)
-List of publications (if relevant) incl. papers accepted or submitted for publication and title of thesis.
-Title and abstract of MSc thesis
-Transcript of university examinations (in English)
-Contact details of 1-2 persons for references
-Letters of recommendation from researchers not associated DABAI at DIKU.
How to Apply: Applications should be sent via email.
Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is 15 June 2016.