[Denmark] 19 PhD Scholarships at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen

Deadline: August 17, 2010 at 12 noon (Central European Time)

The Graduate School of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Copenhagen is inviting applications for 19 PhD scholarships starting 1 February 2011 for a period of up to three years.

It is possible to apply for scholarships within subject areas and themes related to one or more of the following PhD programmes:

  • PhD Programme in Archaelogy, Ethnology, Greek & Latin, and History (SAXO/CPH)
  • PhD Programme in Cross Cultural and Regional Studies
  • PhD Programme in Cultural Studies, Literature and the Arts
  • PhD Programme in Education (FUKU)
  • PhD Programme in Language and Linguistics
  • PhD Programme in Media and Communication
  • PhD Programme in Philosophy
  • PhD Programme in Transnational and Migration Studies (TRAMS)

A short description of the PhD programmes and their research areas is available here. Contact information for the heads of the PhD programmes is also to be found at the homepage.

Application Procedure
Applicants need to hold a two-year Master's degree (120 ECTS) or the equivalent, or expect to receive such by 31 January 2011. Applicants shall have submitted their thesis at the time of application, to the extent the thesis forms part of their Master's programme.

Applicants with a non-Danish Master's degree will have their degree assessed by The Danish Agency for International Education to establish, if the Master's degree is equivalent to a Danish Master's degree. More information about The Danish Agency for International Education is available here

Employment as a PhD student occurs pursuant to the applicable rules of the Faculty of Humanities, as well as between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC). Under this agreement, the PhD student is obliged - without further remuneration - to carry out allotted work to an extent corresponding to a total of 840 working hours in the case of a three-year contract.

The PhD student will be working at the same department of the faculty as the supervisor. Daily presence at the department is expected.

Enrolment as a PhD student at the Faculty of Humanities' Graduate School is a precondition for employment as a PhD student. Click here for description of the PhD study programme.

Application form and application guidelines on research proposal and required enclosures are available here

Applications shall be submitted via the electronic application system efond: www.efond.dk/ku-hum/.

A certified copy of the applicant's Master's Degree diploma needs to be submitted as one of the enclosures to the application. Certification shall be by a public authority such as the institution having issued the diploma or a public bureau specializing in diploma certification. The applicant may be asked to submit the originally certified copy of the Master's Degree diploma after the application deadline.

If the MA diploma and/or examination records are in another language than English, Danish, Norwegian or Swedish, please include a translation into either of these languages in your application.

The translation of diplomas/certificates and transcripts must be made by or approved by either:

  • a Danish state-authorised translator and interpreter or
  • the embassy or consulate of the country where the original document was issued or where the translation was made or
  • a Danish consulate/embassy.

Closing date for applications: 17 August 2010 at 12 noon (Central European time). No supplementary documents will be considered after this deadline.

As an equal opportunity employer, the Faculty of Humanities invites applications from all interested candidates regardless of gender, age, ethnic origin or religion.

For any further questions, please contact the PhD Centre ([email protected]) tel. +45 3532 9223.

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