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University of Copenhagen Scholarships for International Students in Denmark

Applications are invited for University of Copenhagen Scholarships in Denmark. Applications are open for international students to pursue PhD for the 2018-19 academic year.

The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.

Deadline : 06 May 2018
Study in : Denmark
Providers : University of Copenhagen
Course Level : PhD
Field of Study :  Fruits, vegetables and legumes quality design

Benefits of University of Copenhagen Scholarships:

    •  Attractive 3-year full-time employment contract in accordance with the MSCA regulations for early-stage researchers of the European Commission – continuation after the first year is dependent upon a positive evaluation
      Enrolment in a PhD program whereby PhD tuition fee is paid by the project
      Supervision by recognized experts and access to (beyond) state-of-the-art research and pilot-scale infrastructure
      Training in complementary skills via participation at workshops, winter schools and conferences

Eligibility for University of Copenhagen Scholarships: 

  • Eligible Countries: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

    Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

    Key criteria for the assessment of candidates 

    • Outstanding, self-motivated researcher with the willingness to travel/be seconded on a regular basis in order to perform top-notch research in leading academic institutions, R&D divisions, and industries.
    • Holding a Master´s degree in Food Science and Technology or related discipline with excellent study results (typically minimum “distinction”, “70%” or “second class upper”).
    • The grade point average achieved.
    • Professional qualifications relevant to the PhD programme: see above for each PhD.
    • Previous research publications.
    • Other professional activities.
    • Language skills: Solid written and oral communication skills in English are prerequisites of any successful application (typically IELTS min. 7, TOEFL internet-based min. 90 or similar level as proven by other tests).

    Formal requirements and eligibility 
    At the time of commencement, it is required that the candidate has not been awarded a doctorate degree and are within the first 4 years (full-time equivalent) of their research careers. Furthermore, the candidate must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Denmark for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to their recruitment. Short stays, such as holidays, are not taken into account. The candidate is required to spend part of their project period at other institutions in the GOOD ENGINE consortium on secondments.

    Terms of employment
    Attractive 3-year full-time employment contract in accordance with the MSCA regulations for early-stage researchers of the European Commission – continuation after the first year is dependent upon a positive evaluation
    Enrolment in a PhD program whereby PhD tuition fee is paid by the project
    Supervision by recognized experts and access to (beyond) state-of-the-art research and pilot-scale infrastructure
    Training in complementary skills via participation at workshops, winter schools and conferences

    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 and according to the rules and regulations laid down by European Union’s Horizon 2020 Marie S. Curie Innovative Training Networks.

    The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff (available on request).

    English Language Requirements: Solid written and oral communication skills in English are prerequisites of any successful application (typically IELTS min. 7, TOEFL internet-based min. 90 or similar level as proven by other tests).

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