PhD Scholarships at University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Humanities

  • Phd
  • Fully Funded
  • January 22, 2017

The Faculty of Humanities is one of the original four faculties which comprised the University of Copenhagen at its inception in 1479. The faculty is thus one of the oldest faculties in Northern Europe. The faculty has approximately 11,700 enrolled students who study nearly 100 different BA and MA programmes.

The applicant’s qualifications for the scholarship are evaluated by taking into account the applicants’ general educational and academic background such as the applicants’ grade average, thesis grade, language competencies, publications and other academic activities given by the curriculum vitae as well as the duration of study especially during the applicants’ MA programme.

In addition, the proposed PhD project and study plan will be evaluated by taking the following into consideration; originality, choice of theory and method, disciplinary relevance, and prospects for completion within the required timeframe of 36 months.

Furthermore, applicants are encouraged to reflect on how their projects are related to the research activities and the academic profile of the department in which they wish to be affiliated with.

The PhD projects must be related to a research area in one of the following departments:

1. SAXO Institute

2. Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies

3. Department of Arts and Cultural Studies

4. Royal School of Library and Information Science (RSLIS)

Eligibility

Applicants need to hold a two-year Master's degree (120 ECTS) or the equivalent. Applicants shall 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 that declares that you have been awarded the master degree.

Excellent communication skills in English is considered essential and applicants should 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.

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