Copenhagen Business School PhD Scholarship for International Students in Denmark

The Copenhagen Business School is glad to announce its Copenhagen Business School PhD Scholarship for InternationalStudents in Denmark. This PhD scholarship focuses on issues of European integration for the Nordic countries.

The Phd Scholarship will be in the field of social and political sciences. The PhD scholarship is part of the Nordforsk-financed ‘Reimagning Norden in an Evolving World’ (ReNEW) research excellence hub, which focuses on research about the Nordic region.

Copenhagen Business School has a broad commitment to the excellence, distinctiveness and relevance of its teaching and research programmes. Candidates who wish to join us should demonstrate enthusiasm for working in an organisation of this type (highlighting, for example, relevant business, educational and dissemination activities).
CBS covers all of the classic fields within business economics and business languages connected with the management and operation of public and private companies – for example, marketing, finance, accounting, management accounting, organisation and translation. In addition, research is carried out in a number of subjects necessary for the understanding of the challenges that companies face in the global knowledge society.
These include not only business law, informatics, international economics, intercultural understanding and media research, but also fields such as philosophy, political science, design, art, anthropology, and business history.
CBS PhD graduates are held in high esteem not only in academia and research institutions but also in government and business where their research qualifications are increasingly demanded. One third of CBS PhD graduates go on to employment outside universities and public research institutions.

What You Need To Know About The Copenhagen Business School PhD Scholarship

In comparison to other international business schools, the wide range of subjects at compenhagen is unique. As a natural consequence of this range, PhD training at CBS is organised in three doctoral schools – each with its own academic profile.

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Scholarship is available to pursue PhD program in the field of social and political sciences.


Scholarship is to be taken in Denmark


Scholarship is open to international students who wants to pursue their PhD in Denmark.


A PhD scholarship runs for a period of 3 years, and includes teaching obligations equivalent of ½ year’s work (840 work hours). The scholarships are fully salaried positions, according to the national Danish collective agreement.

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The scholarship includes the tuition fees, office space, travel grants plus a salary, currently starting with per month app. DKK 23.770 (app. 3,160 euro) up to DKK 28.964 (app. 3,860 euro) depending on seniority, plus a pension contribution totalling 17,1 % of 85 per cent of the base salary.

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

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • To be considered, the candidate should have a basic training at the Masters level (similar to the 3 + 2 Bologna process).
  • An educational background in the social sciences is necessary.
  • The applicant must have successfully completed the Master’s degree before commencing PhD at CBS.
  • The applicant must also be fluent in English.
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How To Apply For The Copenhagen Business School PhD Scholarship:

The application (see link below) must include a 5-page project description. This research proposal should contain a presentation of an original research question, a description of the initial theoretical framework and methodology, a presentation of the suggested empirical material as well as a work plan.

In addition to the research proposal, the application must include copies of a Master’s degree certificate or other certificates of a corresponding level, brief curriculum vitae (CV), a list of papers and publications, and one copy of a selected written work (e.g. Master’s thesis).

Applicants must enclose documentation for English language skills.

Online Application

Scholarship Link

APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 15, 2018

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