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University of Copenhagen International PhD Fellowship in Dopamine Disease Biology, Denmark 2023

Application is now open for PhD Fellowship in Dopamine Disease Biology at the University of Copenhagen. Interested applicants are encouraged to send their applications in before the deadline date.

About the University of Copenhagen and Fellowship

Why attend Copenhagen University to study? A rare chance to pursue academic brilliance in a dynamic, historic European city exists for students enrolled at the University of Copenhagen. It offers access to state-of-the-art facilities, distinguished staff, and a global network of peers as one of Europe’s leading research institutions.

Located in Copenhagen, Denmark, KĂžbenhavns Universitet, also known as KU, is a public research university. After Uppsala institution, the University of Copenhagen is the second-oldest institution in Scandinavia, having been founded in 1479.


The University of Copenhagen is divided into six faculties, and its four separate campuses, all located in Copenhagen, are the sites of instruction. The university runs several museums and botanical gardens both inside and outside of Copenhagen, in addition to 36 distinct departments and 122 distinct research centers. In addition, the University of Copenhagen owns and runs several research stations around Denmark, including two more in Greenland. The eleven-person board that oversees the university is made up of six members who were hired from outside the institution, two members who are picked by the scientific staff, one member appointed by the administrative staff, and two members chosen by the students.

International PhD Fellowship in Dopamine Disease Biology is available from the University of Copenhagen to highly motivated candidates worldwide. A master’s degree in a relevant subject, such as molecular biomedicine, biology, medicine, or neurology, is required for eligibility. Starting in October 2023, the University of Copenhagen will pay a monthly salary of about 28,900 DKK (about 3,800 EUR) including pension. 

Details about PhD Fellowship in Dopamine Disease Biology at the University of Copenhagen:

Scholarship Sponsor: University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Scholarship Value: 28,900 DKK/Roughly 3,800 EUR

Number of awards: N/A

Study level: PhD/Fellowship

Host Institution(s): University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Eligibility Criteria for PhD Fellowship in Dopamine Disease Biology

Candidates are advised to meet the following prerequisites to be eligible for a PhD Fellowship in Dopamine Disease Biology at the University of Copenhagen:

  • Eligible Candidates: The scholarship opportunity is open to individuals of all nationalities.
  • Qualifying Courses or Subjects: The scholarship will be granted within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.
  • Admission Criteria: To be deemed eligible for this scholarship, applicants should meet the following requirements:
  1. Possess a master’s degree in fields such as molecular biomedicine, biology, biomedicine, medicine, human biology, neuroscience, or an equivalent qualification.
  2. Demonstrate prior experience in the analysis of mouse behavior.
  3. Show experience in conducting stereotactic surgery.
  4. Possess experience in immunocytochemistry and/or immunohistochemistry.
  5. Exhibit experience in mRNA isolation and qPCR analysis.
  6. Have experience in tissue/brain clearing, particularly with the iDISCO technique.
  7. Showcase excellent communication skills in both written and oral forms.
  8. Present other pertinent work experiences that support your application.
  • Admission Requirements: Before submitting your scholarship application, it is imperative to fulfill all the entry prerequisites outlined by the university. This typically includes meeting the university’s academic qualifications for the chosen PhD program.
  • Language Proficiency: Exceptional proficiency in English is an essential requirement. Applicants should be able to communicate fluently in academic English, both in writing and orally. During the recruitment process, the PhD Administration may request applicants to provide evidence of their English proficiency if necessary.

Please note that all applicants must have received an offer of admission into a full-time PhD program within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen before they are considered for this scholarship opportunity.

Documents Required for Application

Candidates must provide the following documents in PDF format:

  • Application letter with motivation (maximum of one page)
  • Transcript of records
  • Master of Science diploma, and CV with education, experience, language proficiency, and other abilities relevant to the role. If incomplete, a written statement from the organization or supervisor or a certified/signed copy of a current transcript of records will do.
  • List of publications (if available)

Application Procedure for PhD Fellowship in Dopamine Disease Biology

Interested and qualified candidates for the fellowship should fill out the application form. You can also visit the official website for further details.

The Application Deadline is: 03 November 2023

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