The Department of Physics, Faculty of Science at the University of Copenhagen is offering a PhD scholarship in condensed matter theory. April 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. The project will be funded by a grant from the Danish Independent Research Council.

The position is aimed at theoretical studies of magnetic and superconducting systems including cuprates, iron-based superconductors, and topological superconductors.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Applications Deadline: 27 December 2019
  • Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded in Condensed Matter Theory.
  • Course Level: Scholarship is available for PhD programme.
  • Scholarship Award: The starting salary is currently at a minimum DKK 305,291 including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 42,171). Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.
  • Number of Scholarships: One scholarship is available.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Denmark

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: The students of Denmark can apply for these scholarships.

Eligibility: –A master’s degree related to the subject area of the project
-The grade point average achieved
-Professional qualifications relevant to the PhD programme
-Previous publications
-Relevant work experience
-Other professional activities
-Language skills
-Marks obtained during the first year of study on the master programme (only relevant for applicants applying for a 4-year scholarship)

Application Procedure

How to Apply: The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW. Please include
• Cover Letter, stating which PhD project you are applying for and detailing your motivation and background for applying for the specific PhD project.
• CV
• Diploma and transcripts of records (BSc and MSc)
• Other information for consideration, e.g. list of publications (if any),
• Full contact details (Name, address, telephone & email) of 1-3 professional referees
• Documentation of English language qualifications, cf. general rules and guidelines, p. 5

Scholarship Link