Fully-Funded 2023 PhD Positions at University of Copenhagen in Denmark

Fully-Funded 2023 PhD Positions at University of Copenhagen in Denmark

Fully-Funded 2023 PhD Positions at University of Copenhagen in Denmark

The University of Copenhagen’s Faculty of Law is currently accepting applications from eligible individuals for fully-funded PhD positions in International Law & Military Operations (InterMil). These positions offer the chance to conduct research on current legal matters under the guidance of experienced academics. It provides an intellectually stimulating environment for studying contemporary legal issues with a focus on courts supervision.

The PhD scholarship provided for this position is fully funded and includes a salary. The position is available to start in December of this year, with some flexibility in negotiating the specific start date. As part of the Faculty of Law’s comprehensive PhD Programme, the selected PhD candidate will benefit from a threefold objective. Firstly, the program aims to prepare candidates for future careers in teaching and research. Secondly, it aims to cultivate a new generation of scholars capable of producing independent and high-quality research. Lastly, it aims to equip candidates with analytical and problem-solving skills essential for a successful career in both the public and private sectors.

In a unique arrangement, this specific PhD position is being offered in partnership with the Royal Danish Defence College (RDDC). The PhD candidate will have a co-supervisor from RDDC and will be required to allocate their time between the two institutions.

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Scholarship Summary:

Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Host Institution(s): University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Scholarship Worth: Full Funding

Number of Awards: Several

Scholarship Level: PhD

Nationality: Domestic & International Students

Requirement and Eligibility Criteria for the PhD scholarship in International Law & Military Operations:

  • The award is available for both domestic and international students.
  • Applicants must have obtained a degree that corresponds to the Danish Master of Laws degree which is a second cycle 120 ECTS degree (two years of full-time studies), that builds on a 180 ECTS bachelor’s degree (three years of full-time studies) or equivalent qualifications. Applicants with a non-Danish Master’s degree will have their degree assessed by the Ministry of Higher Education and Science in order to establish, if the Master’s degree is equivalent to a Danish Master’s degree.
  • Applicants must have obtained a minimum overall grade average of 8.2 or above at the Master’s level in accordance with the Danish grading scale (for Danish scale, see here ).
  • Applicants may submit their application before they have completed their Master’s Degree. The Master’s degree must be obtained before the start date.
  • Applicants must document an aptitude for research through the meritorious assessment of their final thesis, publications or academic recommendations in order to show that they are capable of undertaking the demanding task of writing a PhD thesis.
  • Applicants must have excellent language skills in English and have excellent communications skills. Applicants must be able to teach at an academic level in Danish or English and to follow PhD courses in English.

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Application Procedures for the PhD scholarship in International Law & Military Operations (How to Apply):

To be considered for the position, interested candidates must submit their applications through the designated online application form. After the application deadline, the Associate Dean of Research will review the PhD applications and select those that will proceed to the assessment stage based on the recommendation of the Selection Committee.

Applicants will be pre-selected for further assessment based on the recruitment needs outlined in the job advertisement. To ensure a smooth application process, applicants are advised to have the following documents prepared before starting the online application:

  • Research project proposal
  • Curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages)
  • Diplomas and transcripts
  • Grading scale
  • Letter of motivation
  • Documentation of English proficiency

All applications should be submitted electronically in English. For more detailed guidelines, please refer to the official application page.

Application Deadline: Not Specified

For more information Visit the Official Website

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