Applications are invited for Stockholm University PhD Scholarships to pursue research study at Stockholm University in Sweden. Scholarships will be awarded to students PhD scholarships.

The aim of the PhD Scholarships is to enable and encourage academically able students.

Deadline:15 August 2017
Study in:
Providers:Stockholm University
Course Level:PhD
Field of Study:Supernovae:
PhD student that is interested in computer simulations of the core-collapse supernovae central engine. Potential topics include explosion dynamics, neutrino interactions, neutrino transport, and black hole formation.Extragalactic Astronomy:
PhD students interested in investigating star formation from small to galactic scales with high-resolution imaging and IFU spectroscopy. Observational facilities include the Hubble Space Telescope and the Very Large Telescope.
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Eligibility for Stockholm University PhD Scholarships: 

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the Stockholm University PhD Scholarships:

  • In order to meet the general entry requirements, the applicant must have completed a second-cycle degree, completed courses equivalent to at least 240 higher education credits, of which 60 credits must be in the second cycle, or have otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge in Sweden or elsewhere.
  • In order to meet the specific entry requirements, the applicant for a studentship at a researcher level in astronomy must have completed 60 credits of non-overlapping courses in physics/astronomy at an advanced level. Of these, at least 30 credits should be in the form of independent work in astronomy, with a passing grade. The specific entry level requirements can also be fulfilled through having equivalent documented competence.
  • Only a person who will be or has already been admitted to a third-cycle programme may be appointed to a doctoral studentship. The primary assessment criteria in appointing a doctoral student should be the capacity to benefit from the training.

Nationality: Applicants from all around the world can apply for Stockholm University PhD Scholarships.


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