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18 June 2017

University of Copenhagen PhD Scholarship at the Faculty of Theology Scholarship Positions 2017 2018




The University of Copenhagen is pleased to offer three-year PhD scholarship at the Faculty of Theology. Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply.

The University of Copenhagen is the oldest university and research institution in Denmark. Founded in 1479 as a studium generale, it is the second oldest institution for higher education in Scandinavia after Uppsala University.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing PhD programme.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded at the Faculty of Theology.

Scholarship Award: The granting of the PhD scholarship will take place under the agreement in force between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations, AC. Under this agreement, a PhD scholarship student is entitled to carry out relevant duties amounting to a total of 840 hours over the three-year period. The scholarship student must also be prepared to take an active part in the Faculty’s research environment.

Scholarship can be taken in Denmark

Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the position applicants must hold a Master’s degree in Theology or any other relevant Master’s degree or similar qualifications equivalent to 120 ECTS credits. Besides attention to the scientific quality and the feasibility of the proposed PhD project, the assessment will put emphasis on the talent for independent research demonstrated by the applicant usually through a Master’s thesis or similar. The applicant is expected to document adequate academic skills in the ancient languages that are relevant for the PhD project, ideally both ancient Hebrew and Greek, perhaps others.

Nationality: Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: To be considered, applicants must have a Master’s degree in Theology or African Studies any other relevant Master’s degree or similar qualifications.

English Language Requirement: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

How to Apply: The application must be made on a special form (see link at bottom of page). The application must be accompanied by the following appendices (scanned electronically): Documentation for the Master’s degree, a short CV, a draft outline of the study programme and a budget for the three years of study. If available, the following documents should also be submitted as appendices: Master’s thesis, thesis assessment and list of publications. Application and documentation can be submitted either in Danish or in English.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is August 30, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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