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University of Copenhagen International PhD Fellowships in Food Biotechnology, Denmark

Do you want to study in Denmark? If yes, then don’t miss the opportunity to apply for the International PhD Fellowships in Food Biotechnology offered by the University of Copenhagen.

The PhD position aims to explore the potential to release and extract seed storage proteins in a mild, controlled, and sustainable way by using enzymatic methods inspired by the pea plant’s mechanism to mobilize the storage proteins during germination.

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Nice offer for talented international students to get financial support for PhD study.

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The University of Copenhagen is the oldest university and research institution in Denmark. It offers more than 200 academic studies programs in various fields, including health sciences, humanities, law, life sciences, etc.

Why choose the University of Copenhagen? The university is dedicated to providing research-based education at the highest academic level. Here, students will have the opportunity to advance their international career as part of a world-class research team.

Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is the 27th of January 2022.

Brief Description

  • University: University of Copenhagen
  • Department: Department of Food Science
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Awards: DKK 27,871.40 per month
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not Known
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Denmark


  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: PhD program in Microbial Interactions
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible for the regular PhD programme, you must have completed a degree programme, equivalent to a Danish master’s degree (180 ECTS/3 FTE BSc + 120 ECTS/2 FTE MSc) related to the subject area of the project, e.g. biochemistry, molecular biology, biotechnology or bioengineering.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: All interested candidates must take admission in a postdoctoral degree at the University of Copenhagen. After being enrolled, applicants can complete the online application form for this award.
  • Supporting Documents: The applicants must submit all the following documents:
  • Motivated letter of application (max. one page)
  • Your motivation for applying for the specific PhD project
  • Curriculum vitae including information about your education, experience, language skills, and other skills relevant for the position
  • Original diplomas for Bachelor of Science or Master of Science and transcript of records in the original language, including an authorized English translation if issued in another language than English or Danish. If not completed, a certified/signed copy of a recent transcript of records or a written statement from the institution or supervisor is accepted.
  • Publication list (if possible)
  • Reference letters (if available)
  • Admission Requirements: Candidates must comply with the formal requirements of the PhD program.
  • Language Requirement: Documentation of English level can, for instance, be documented by an excellent IELTS or TOEFL test.


The University of Copenhagen will provide a salary range starting at DKK 27,871.40 per month incl. PhD supplement (1 Oct. 2021 level).

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