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University of Copenhagen International PhD Positions in Antarctic Glaciology, Denmark

If you’re interested in becoming a glaciologist, then apply for the PhD Positions in Antarctic Glaciology at the University of Copenhagen. The funding programme is open for the academic session 2021/2022.

The two PhD studentships are open for international students who are going to start a PhD degree programme in Antarctic Glaciology.

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International candidates will receive DKK 331,125 (approx. €43,750) including an annual supplement.

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Founded in 1479, the University of Copenhagen is the second-oldest university in Scandinavia and has four campuses, each with its unique atmosphere and environment. The university is comprised of six faculties with more than 100 departments and research centres.

What study at the University of Copenhagen? The university teaching with data and using technology prepares students for real-world tasks and helps develop critical thinking and evaluation skills central to science.

Application Deadline: October 15, 2020

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Copenhagen
  • Department: Department of Geosciences & Natural Resource Management
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: DKK 331,125 including annual supplement
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Two
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Denmark


  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: PhD degree programme in Antarctic Glaciology
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible for the opportunity programme, applicants must hold an MSc degree or equivalent. Priority is given to candidates with a background in one of the following areas: remote sensing, photogrammetry or glaciology.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To be considered for the fellowship, all interested candidates are required to take admission in a PhD degree at the University of Copenhagen. After getting enrolled, applicants must complete and submit the online application form.
  • Supporting Documents: Candidates must submit all the following documents:
  • Motivated letter of application (max. one page) including references
  • CV incl. education, experience, language skills and other skills relevant for the position
  • Master of Science diploma (or equivalent) and transcript of records. If the MSc degree has not been completed at the time of application, a written statement from your institution/supervisor assessing your academic level and expected graduation date, as well as a certified/signed copy of the most recent transcript of records, will be acceptable.
  •  Publication list (if relevant)
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants will be selected based on previous publications (if any) and relevant work experience.
  • Language Requirement: If English is not your first language, you should provide evidence of English language ability: IELTS, TOEFL, or other acceptable proof.


The University of Copenhagen will offer a salary of DKK 331,125 (approx. €43,750) including annual supplement (+ pension at a minimum DKK 53,811). Negotiation for a salary supplement is possible.

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