University of Copenhagen PhD Positionsat the Faculty of Law in Denmark, 2020

Scholarship Summary

The University of Copenhagen is offering PhD Positionsat the Faculty of Law for dazzling applicants in Denmark. These opportunities are open to students of all nationalities for conducting independent and in-depth legal research.

The goal of the PhD Programme is threefold: to prepare candidates for a continuing career in teaching and research to educate a new generation of scholars to produce high-quality independent research, and to equip them with the analytical and problem-solving skills required for a successful career in both the public and private sectors.

University of Copenhagen PhD Positionsat the Faculty of Law in Denmark, 2020

Scholarship Benefits

Successful candidates will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations and the Ministry of Finance concerning the salary of PhD students.

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Applicants must have obtained a degree that corresponds to the Danish Master of Laws or equivalent qualifications.
  • 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) as well as a master’s thesis graded at 10 points or higher (or equivalent for applicants with a foreign educational background).
  • Applicants for the integrated 3+5 PhD programme must have obtained a degree that corresponds to the Danish Bachelor of Laws (180 ECTS) or equivalent qualifications. A
  • Applicants for the integrated 4+4 PhD programme must have obtained a degree that corresponds to the Danish Bachelor of Laws (180 ECTS) plus 60 ECTS of the Master degree/ a 1-year Master’s degree.
    Applicants may submit their application before they have completed their Master’s degree (or, for applicants for the integrated 3+5 PhD programme, before they have earned the Bachelor’s degree),
  • 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.
  • Actively engage in the research environment at the University of Copenhagen
  • Participate in international conferences, courses and meetings relevant to their research project;
    Comply with the formal requirements of the PhD programme
  • Contribute to teaching undergraduate and graduate-level courses in Danish or English offered by the Faculty of Law
  • Conduct independent and high-quality research under the supervision of a senior member of academic staff at the Faculty.

Scholarship Requirements

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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