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Fully Funded International Scholarship at the University of Copenhagen

Fully Funded International Scholarship at the University of Copenhagen

Fully Funded
Country: Denmark
City: Copenhagen
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Apply for the Fully Funded International Scholarship at the University of Copenhagen. The deadline for the application is 20th September 2020.

Department of Nutrition, Exercise, and Sports, Faculty of Science at the University of Copenhagen is offering a Ph.D. scholarship in sports sociology/policy commencing 1 November 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Additionally, the Ph.D. fellow will develop the project in cooperation with section manager and vice head of CHS Laila Ottesen as a responsible supervisor for the project.

Furthermore, the Ph.D. program includes a research stay at a leading international university.

Job description

The position is available for a 3-year period and your key tasks as a Ph.D. student at SCIENCE are:

  • To manage and carry through your research project
  • Also, attend Ph.D. courses
  • Likewise, write scientific articles and your Ph.D. thesis
  • Teach and disseminate your research
  • Furthermore, to stay at an external research institution for a few months, preferably abroad
  • Work for the Department


Applicants should hold an MSc degree in Humanistic-Social Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology, Public Health, or similar with good results and good English skills. As criteria for the assessment of your qualifications, the University will lay emphasis on previous publications (if any) and relevant work experience.


The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.
Additionally, terms of appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.
Furthermore, the starting salary is currently at a minimum DKK 331,125 (approx. €43,750) including annual supplement (+ pension at a minimum DKK 53,811). Negotiation for salary supplement is possible


The application, in English, must be submitted electronically.


Please include

  • Cover Letter, stating which PhD project you are applying for and detailing your motivation and background for applying for the specific PhD project.
  • CV
  • Diploma and transcripts of records (BSc and MSc)
  • Acceptance Letter for the relevant MSc Programme at SCIENCE, if any
  • Other information for consideration, e.g. list of publications (if any)
  • 1-3 reference letters (if any)


The University of Copenhagen is a public research university in Copenhagen, Denmark. Additionally, established in 1479 by a Papal bull, The University of Copenhagen is the second-oldest university in Scandinavia and ranks as one of the top universities in the Nordic countries and Europe.

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Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline20 September,2020
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerUniversity of Copenhagen



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