Apply for the International PhD Fellowship in Won Lab offered by the University of Copenhagen and put your research skills to the test while learning new ones.
Both domestic and international applicants who wish to pursue a PhD degree at the Won Lab are welcome to apply.
The University of Copenhagen, a public research Won Lab university ranked 76th in the QS Global World Rankings 2021 and among the top public universities in Copenhagen, has a mission to provide internationally leading teaching and research that will enable Denmark to become exceptionally good at creating value with information technology.
What makes you want to attend the University of Copenhagen? With a global view and reach, the University of Copenhagen is Denmark’s largest educational institution. It helps students with admissions, housing, and student, among other things, and it also hosts orientation programmes with a range of social events.
Interesting Facts about University of Copenhagen
The University of Copenhagen is a research-intensive institution dedicated to providing world-class research and education.
The University of Copenhagen (UCPH) is one of the greatest research and educational institutions in the Nordic countries, with over 40,000 students and over 9,000 workers. UCPH is the highest ranked university in the Nordic region and number 20 in Europe, according to the QS World University Rankings® 2016.
The University of Copenhagen is a member of IARU (International Alliance of Research Universities) and LERU (League of European Research Universities) (League of European Research Universities).
GlaxoSmithKline, Microsoft, Novo Nordisk, Novozymes, and VELUX are just a few of the private sector businesses with which the university has partnered. Talented researchers work together to bring scientific breakthroughs from the lab to the public eye. UCPH also enters over 800 collaboration agreements with both public and private companies each year.
Competitive research funds account for 40% of the total research budget, and UCPH is one of Europe’s top 5 universities for securing Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation awards.
International full-time students account for 10% of the total student body, and UCPH hosts about 2,000 international exchange students each year. UCPH collaborates with world-class universities across the world to attract brilliant students and researchers, and an increasing number of international researchers and academic staff contribute to the university’s international learning environment.
The University of Copenhagen is located in Copenhagen, Denmark’s capital. It is the geographic center of Greater Copenhagen, Northern Europe’s Science and Innovation Hub, with a thriving start-up ecosystem and a large number of research institutes.
The university was founded in 1479 and is one of the oldest universities in Northern Europe. It includes four campuses, each with its own personality and setting. The campus buildings range from old city center buildings to high-tech laboratories and auditoriums.
There are six faculties in the university, with over 100 departments and research centers.
Application Deadline: August 9, 2022
- University or Organization: University of Copenhagen
- Department: NA
- Course Level: PhD
- Awards: 27.780 DKK /approx. 3.730 EUR
- Number of Awards: NA
- Access Mode: Online
- Nationality: Domestic and international students
- The award can be taken in Denmark
- Eligible Countries: Applications are accepted from around the world.
- Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD fellowships in Won Lab at BRIC.
- Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the given criteria:
- Applicants must have qualifications corresponding to a master’s degree related to the subject area of the project. Other important criteria are:
- The grade point average achieved.
- Professional qualifications relevant to the PhD project.
- Previous publications.
- Relevant work experience.
- Other professional activities.
- Curious mind-set with a strong interest in genomics and computational biology.
- Language skills.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: Aspirants must have to take admission in the PhD degree at the university. After that, you can complete the online application form.
- Supporting Documents: You must submit all the following supporting documents:
- Motivated letter of application (max. one page)
- CV incl. education, experience, language skills, and other skills relevant for the position
- Certified copy of original Master of Science diploma and transcript of records in the original language, including an authorized English translation if issued in another language than English or Danish. If not completed, a certified/signed copy of a recent transcript of records or a written statement from the institution or supervisor is accepted
- Admission Requirements: Applicants will be selected on the basis of previous publications (if any) and relevant work experience.
- Language Requirement: If English is not your first language, you should provide evidence of English language ability: IELTS, TOEFL, or other acceptable proof.
The University of Copenhagen will provide a monthly salary that begins around 27.780 DKK /approx. 3.730 EUR plus pension.