Fully-Funded PhD Positions at University of Copenhagen

Fully-Funded PhD Positions at University of Copenhagen

Fully-Funded PhD Positions at University of Copenhagen

Fully-funded Ph.D. positions at University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Law in Denmark are currently open for application from suitably qualified domestic and international students for a PhD degree study in International Law & Military Operations (InterMil), Courts supervision starting in the 2024 academic session. This position provides an excellent opportunity to research contemporary legal issues in an intellectually stimulating environment.

The fully-funded PhD scholarship is salaried and will commence in December 2024. The start date is negotiable as this position will be part of the wider PhD Programme offered by the Faculty of Law.

The PhD Programme aims to prepare candidates for a continuing career in teaching and research, to educate a new generation of scholars to produce high-quality independent research, and to equip them with the analytical and problem-solving skills required for a successful career in both the public and private sectors.

These Fully-Funded PhD Positions are usually offered in collaboration with the Royal Danish Defence College (RDDC) but, the student will be assigned a co-supervisor from the RDDC and is expected to divide his/her time between the University of Copenhagen and RDDC.

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Scholarship Summary:

Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Host Institution(s): University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Scholarship Worth: Fully Funded

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: PhD

Nationality: Domestic & International Students

Eligibility for the Fully-Funded PhD Positions at University of Copenhagen:

  • The award is available for both domestic and international students.
  • Applicants must have obtained a degree that corresponds to the Danish Master of Laws degree which is a second cycle 120 ECTS degree (two years of full-time studies), that builds on a 180 ECTS bachelor’s degree (three years of full-time studies) or equivalent qualifications. Applicants with a non-Danish Master’s degree will have their degree assessed by the Ministry of Higher Education and Science to establish if the Master’s degree is equivalent to a Danish Master’s degree.
  • Applicants must have obtained a minimum overall grade average of 8.2 or above at the Master’s level following the Danish grading scale (for the Danish scale, see here ).
  • Applicants may submit their application before they have completed their Master’s Degree. The Master’s degree must be obtained before the start date.
  • Applicants must document an aptitude for research through the meritorious assessment of their final thesis, publications, or academic recommendations to show that they are capable of undertaking the demanding task of writing a PhD thesis.
  • Applicants must have excellent language skills in English and have excellent communications skills. Applicants must be able to teach at an academic level in Danish or English and to follow PhD courses in English.

Method of Application for the Fully-Funded PhD Positions at University of Copenhagen:

Interested and eligible applicants are to apply through the online application form. The Associate Dean of Research will pre-select PhD applications that will proceed to the assessment stage upon the recommendation of the Selection Committee.

Applicants are pre-selected for further assessment in line with the Faculty’s recruitment needs as described in this job advertisement.

Applicants are advised to have the following documents ready:

  • Research project proposal
  • Curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages)
  • Diplomas and transcripts
  • Grading scale
  • Letter of motivation
  • Documentation of English level
  • Submit your application electronically in English.

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Application Deadline: Ongoing.

For more information about this opportunity, Visit the Official Website.

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