The Copenhagen Business School, Denmark invites applications for a PhD scholarship in Marketing. Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
The three-year PhD program at CBS allows the PhD candidate to conduct research under the supervision of professors, supported by research training courses.
CBS is one of the largest business schools in Europe and one of the 8 Danish universities. The applicant must be fluent in English, both in spoken and written forms.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing PhD programme.
Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the field of Marketing.
Worth of Award

  • A PhD scholarship runs for a period of three years, and it includes teaching obligations equivalent of six months’ work (840 work hours).
  • A PhD scholarship is a fully salaried position, according to the national Danish collective agreement.
  • The PhD scholarship includes tuition fees, office space, travel grants plus a salary, currently starting with approximately DKK 23.770 (about 3,160 euros) per month up to DKK 28.964 (about 3,860 euros) per month depending on seniority.
  • There also is a pension contribution totalling 17.1 % of 85 percentage points of the base salary.


  • The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:
    To be considered, the applicant must enclose documentation that show he/she has a basic training at a Master’s level (similar to the 3 + 2 Bologna process), a minimum grade of 10 (Danish) or B (U.S) in the final thesis project, and fluency in English language (writing and speaking).
  •  An educational background in the social sciences is preferable. The applicant must have successfully completed a master’s degree before commencing the PhD at CBS. Also, the applicant must be fluent in English, both in spoken and written forms.

How to Apply

  • The mode of application is online. The application (see link below) must include a five-page research proposal, which should contain a presentation of an original research question, a description of the initial theoretical framework and methodology, and, finally, an outline of the suggested empirical material and a work-plan.
  • In addition to the research proposal, the PhD application must include copies of a master’s degree certificate or other certificates of a corresponding level, brief curriculum vitae (CV), a list of potential publications, and one copy of a selected written work (e.g., master’s thesis). Finally, the PhD applicant must include a letter of motivation and three referees (where full contact details including telephone, email, and institution are included).

Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is July 30, 2016
Click here for more details and to apply

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