The Department of Sociology in the University of Copenhagen Denmark is inviting applications for the Department of Sociology PhD Scholarships in 2020
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 Programme within the framework of the 4+4 study Programme.
Worth of Award
- PhD students are paid a salary in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC).
- More specifically 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.
- The 5+3 PhD study programme
In order to be eligible for a scholarship in the 5+3 PhD study programme the applicant must have completed a two year MSc degree programme, or have earned 120 ECTS credits at an equivalent academic level before starting his or her employment.
- The 4+4 PhD study programme
Students who have completed a BSc plus 60 ECTS of an MSc degree programme would enrol as PhD students simultaneously with their enrolment in the MSc degree programme. Applicants should check the study programmes for more detailed descriptions of the entry requirements.
The following criteria are used when shortlisting candidates for assessment:
- Research qualifications as reflected in the project proposal.
- Quality and feasibility of the project.
- Qualifications and knowledge in relevant Sociology disciplines.
- Performance (grades obtained) in graduate and post-graduate studies.
- The Department of Sociology can offer adequate supervision for the research topic in question.
How to Apply
The application must be submitted electronically using the APPLY NOW button in the website, and must include:
- Cover Letter detailing your motivation and background for applying for the specific PhD project
- Project description (no more than 12,000 keystrokes not including bibliography)
- Diploma and transcripts of records (BSc and MSc)
- Time schedule
- Other information for consideration, e.g. list of publications, documentation of English language qualifications (if any)
Note: Please note that it is only possible to upload one document per attachment category. If more than one document has to be uploaded in the same category, please make sure that they are scanned and collected into one file.
Deadline: Application closes November 15, 2019.