2014 PhD Scholarships at Copenhagen Graduate School of Social Sciences, Denmark

The University of Copenhagen offers PhD scholarships within the departments of Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology at Copenhagen Graduate School of Social Sciences. Employment is to begin on 1 February 2014. The Faculty welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of age, gender, race, religion, ethnic background and citizenship. Scholarships are offered for the 5+3 and the 4+4 PhD study programmes. The application deadline is 1 November 2013.. Applications are invited for PhD scholarships at Copenhagen Graduate School of Social Sciences, University of Copenhagen. Employment is to begin on 1 February 2014. The PhD programme provides PhD students with strong research training which opens up a window of opportunity to a variety of careers within the private and public sectors. The programme includes the drafting of a PhD thesis, active participation in research networks, PhD courses, teaching and other forms of knowledge dissemination. The PhD programme can be undertaken as a three year full-time study within the framework of the 5+3 study programme, or as a four year full-time study within the framework of the 4+4 study programme..  Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD degree at Copenhagen Graduate School of Social Sciences.
The research areas of this scholarship are:  Scholarships are provided within the departments of Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology at Copenhagen Graduate School of Social Sciences.
Who can apply to this scholarship? The Faculty welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of age, gender, race, religion, ethnic background and citizenship.
· In order to be awarded a PhD scholarship the applicant has to enrol as a PhD student at the Faculty of Social Sciences, cf. the rules of the Danish Ministerial order No 1039 of 27 August 2013.
· Please note that normally there is strong competition for these scholarships, and only a few can be awarded each term.
· In order to be eligible for a scholarship in the 5+3 PhD study programme the applicant must have completed a two year master´s degree programme or have earned 120 ECTS credits at an equivalent academic level before starting his or her employment. Applicants should check the specific study programmes for more detailed descriptions of the entry requirements.
· 4+4 PhD study programme: Students who have completed a BSc and 60 ECTS of a master´s degree programme can enrol as PhD students simultaneously with their enrolment in the master´s degree programme. Applicants should check the specific study programmes for more detailed descriptions of the entry requirements. Until a master´s degree is obtained the grant is paid partly in the form of up to 48 state education grant portions (in Danish: SU
· klip).
Benefits of the scholarship:   5+3 PhD study programme: PhD students are paid a salary in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC). 4+4 PhD study programme: The PhD student will be paid two grant portions per month plus salary for work (teaching, presentations etc.) which totals a workload of at least 280 hours. Payment and conditions of employment are carried out in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC). Upon completion of the master´s degree programme the student is transferred to a salary-earning PhD scholarship.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  The PhD programme can be undertaken as a three year full-time study within the framework of the 5+3 study programme, or as a four year full-time study within the framework of the 4+4 study programme.
Number of scholarships:  Not Known

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