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PhD positions

Danish PhD scholarships are fully funded, i.e. you receive a salary and there is no tuition fee. Some PhD programmes are developed as partnerships between universities and private companies.

Below are links to Danish university PhD positions. Please note that availability, application formalities and deadline may vary among universities.

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Aalborg University

Faculties: Engineering and Science, Humanities, Social Sciences
Available PhD positions at Aalborg University

Aarhus University

Faculties: Humanities, Health Sciences, Science, Social Sciences, Theology, Agricultural Sciences, Environmental Research Institute, School of Business, School of Education
Information about PhD positions at Aarhus University

Copenhagen Business School

Faculties: Business Administration, Modern Languages
Available PhD positions at Copenhagen Business School

The IT University of Copenhagen

Technology and media
Available PhD positions at the IT University of Copenhagen

Roskilde University

Faculties: Humanities, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences.
Information about PhD-positions at Roskilde University

Technical University of Denmark

Faculties: Engineering, Chemistry, Environment, Mathematics, Nanotech, Space, Systems Biology. Available PhD positions at the Technical University of Denmark

University of Copenhagen

Faculties: Health Sciences, Humanities, Law, Science, Social Sciences, Theology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Life Sciences.
Available PhD positions at University of Copenhagen

University of Southern Denmark

Faculties: Health Sciences, Humanities, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences
Available PhD positions at University of Southern Denmark

Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture

Institutes: Building Culture, Technology, Planning, Design and Communication.
Available PhD positions at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture

Programmes taught in Danish

This website provides information on programmes and courses taught in English at Danish higher education institutions. If you wish to enroll in a Danish-taught programme you will need to prove a satisfactory level of Danish language proficiency

International schools in Denmark

The Danish Ministry for Children and Education provides information on international primary and lower secondary schools and international upper secondary schools in Denmark. The latter offer the International Baccalaureate which gives access to higher education in Denmark and abroad