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The University of Copenhagen International Ph.D. Positions in Mechanics of Tissue Homeostasis, Denmark for 2023

Application is now open for the International Ph.D. Positions in Mechanics of Tissue Homeostasis 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, often known as KU or Kbenhavns Universitet in Danish, is a renowned public research institution in Copenhagen. The University of Copenhagen is the second-oldest in Scandinavia after Uppsala University, both of which were founded in 1479.

Six unique faculties make up the University of Copenhagen, which is located in Copenhagen and has four separate sites where classes are held. Ten Nobel laureates—10 as students, graduates, or faculty—and one Turing Award winner—have been associated with the University of Copenhagen as of October 2022. Among the alumni are one prime minister of Denmark and one president of the United Nations General Assembly. Both local and foreign applicants who wish to earn a Ph.D. degree at the institution may apply to the study program. 


The institution is dedicated to providing research-based instruction at the highest level possible. Students will have the opportunity to further their careers internationally by participating actively in top-notch research teams.

Details about International Ph.D. Positions in Mechanics of Tissue Homeostasis at the University of Copenhagen:

Scholarship Sponsor: University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Scholarship Value: 27,800 DKK/Roughly 3,700 EUR

Number of awards: N/A

Study level: PhD

Host Institution(s): University of Copenhagen, Denmark


According to the agreement between the Ministry of Taxation and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State, the University of Copenhagen will offer a wage, pension, and employment terms that are in line with the requirements. The starting wage is around 27,800 DKK/roughly 3,700 EUR per month (level as of October 2021) + pension, depending on seniority.

International PhD Positions in Mechanics of Tissue Homeostasis – Eligibility Criteria

Applicants are advised to meet the following conditions to be eligible for the International Ph.D. Positions in Mechanics of Tissue Homeostasis at the University of Copenhagen: 

  • Eligible Nationalities: All countries
  • Acceptable Subjects or Courses: Microbial Interactions Ph.D. program
  • Acceptable Standards: You must have finished an undergraduate degree program, such as an MSc in the biological sciences, or an equivalent, to be eligible for the normal Ph.D. program.
  • Quantitative picture processing, data analysis, and documented practical expertise with Xenopus embryos would all be highly advantageous.
  • Excellent written and spoken English abilities.
  • Candidates that are very ambitious and driven are invited to apply.
  • It is necessary to have an organized, problem-solving, and optimistic mentality. Working both alone and as a member of a team in a highly collaborative international context is crucial.

Application Procedure for International Ph.D. Positions in Mechanics of Tissue Homeostasis

  • All interested individuals must apply for admission to the University of Copenhagen’s postdoctoral program. Applicants can fill out the online application form for this award after enrolling.
  • Supporting Records: The following documentation is required from the applicants:
  1. Application letter with motivation (maximum one page)
  2. Your reasons for applying to this particular Ph.D. project
  3.  Curriculum vitae that details your training, work history, language proficiency, and other qualifications that are pertinent to the post
  4. 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.
  5. (If possible) A list of publications
  • Candidates must meet the official criteria of the Ph.D. program to be admitted.
  • Language Requirement: An outstanding IELTS or TOEFL score might serve as proof of one’s proficiency in English

You can also visit the official website for further details.

The Submission Deadline is: 01 August 2023

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