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University of Copenhagen International PhD Fellowships in Modelling of Wetland Biogeochemistry, Denmark 2023

Application is now open for the Fellowships in Modelling of Wetland Biogeochemistry at the University of Copenhagen. Interested applicants are encouraged to send their applications in before the deadline date.

About the University of Copenhagen and Scholarship

The University of Copenhagen (Kbenhavns Universitet, abbreviated as KU) is a renowned public research institution in Copenhagen, Denmark. The institution of Copenhagen, which was established in 1479, is the second-oldest in Scandinavia after Uppsala University.

The University of Copenhagen has six unique faculties, with instruction taking place throughout its four separate campuses, all of which are located in Copenhagen. Copenhagen is home to 122 research centers, 36 distinct departments, and several museums and botanical gardens, both inside and outside the Danish city. In addition, the University of Copenhagen owns and runs several research facilities around Denmark, including two more in Greenland. 


Additionally, Copenhagen University Hospital is a grouping of the public hospitals in Denmark’s Capital and Zealand Region and the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. At the University of Copenhagen as of October 2022, ten Nobel laureates—ten as students, alumni, or faculty—and one Turing Award recipient were connected. One president of the UN General Assembly and one prime minister of Denmark are among the alumni.

The University of Copenhagen has established the International PhD Fellowships in Modelling of Wetland Biogeochemistry in Denmark. The study program is open to local and international candidates who intend to pursue a Ph.D. at the school.

Details about Fellowships in Modelling of Wetland Biogeochemistry at the University of Copenhagen:

Scholarship Sponsor: University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Scholarship Value: Check Below

Number of awards: N/A

Study level: PhD

Host Institution(s): University of Copenhagen, Denmark


The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State (AC) and the Ministry of Finance have an agreement that specifies the terms of employment and compensation, which the University of Copenhagen will give. The Protocol on Job Structure applies to this post.

Eligibility Criteria for Fellowships in Modelling of Wetland Biogeochemistry

Candidates are advised to meet the following requirements to be eligible for the Fellowships in Modelling of Wetland Biogeochemistry at the University of Copenhagen:

  • Eligible Nations: Every nationality
  • Acceptable Subjects or Courses: PhD program in Wetland Biogeochemistry
  • Admissible Standards: You must have finished a degree program that is comparable to a Danish master’s degree (180 ECTS/3 FTE BSc + 120 ECTS/2 FTE MSc) in the project’s field of study to be eligible for the standard Ph.D. program.

An MSc in geography, environmental sciences, ecology, or a closely related field is required for applicants. A person with strong interpersonal and communication skills who is extremely driven and ambitious is what they are looking for. It is necessary to be proficient in both spoken and written English. Experience with process-based ecosystem modeling and the analysis of huge data sets is deemed advantageous.

  • Candidates must meet the official standards of the Ph.D. program to be admitted.
  • Language Requirement: An exceptional IELTS or TOEFL score might serve as proof of one’s proficiency in English.

Required Documents for Application

  • Application letter with motivation (maximum one page)
  • Your reasons for applying to this particular PhD project
  • Curriculum vitae that details your training, work history, language proficiency, and other qualifications that are pertinent to the post
  • Original Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees in science, as well as transcripts of records in the original language with an official English translation if they were issued in a language other than English or Danish. A certified/signed copy of a current transcript of records or a written statement from the institution or supervisor is accepted in the absence of completion.
  • (If possible) A list of publications

Application Procedure for Fellowships in Modelling of Wetland Biogeochemistry

All interested applicants must be admitted to a postdoctoral degree at the University of Copenhagen. After being enrolled, applicants can complete the online application form for this prize. You can also visit the official website for further details.

The Submission Deadline is: 20 September 2023

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