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University of Copenhagen PhD Scholarships

The Department of Political Science at the University of Copenhagen is accepting applications for Ph.D. scholarships in Public Administration and Public Policy. The scholarship is only available for applicants who are qualified to study in public policy, public administration, and organization.

The University consists of six different faculties, with teaching taking place in its four distinct campuses, all situated in Copenhagen. The university operates 36 different departments and 122 separate research centres in the university, as well as a number of museums and botanical gardens in and outside the Danish capital. The University of Copenhagen also owns and operates multiple research stations around Denmark, with two additional ones located in Greenland. Additionally, The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences and the public hospitals of the Capital and Zealand Region of Denmark constitute the conglomerate Copenhagen University Hospital.

A number of prominent scientific theories and schools of thought are namesakes of the University. The famous university Interpretation of quantum mechanics was conceived at the Niels Bohr Institute, which is part of the university. The Department of Political Science birthed the Copenhagen School of Security Studies, which is also named after the university. Others include the School of Theology and the School of Linguistics.

As of January 2022, 9 Nobel laureates and 1 Turing Award laureate have been affiliated with the University as students, alumni or faculty. Alumni include one president of the United Nations General Assembly and at least 24 prime ministers of Denmark. The University of Copenhagen fosters entrepreneurship, and between 5 and 6 start-ups are founded by students, alumni or faculty members each week.

Degree Level

PhD scholarships in Public Administration and Public Policy in Denmark 2022/2023 is available to undertake PhD level programs at University of Copenhagen.


Following courses are available to study under this scholarship program.

Public Policy

Public Administration

Scholarship Benefits

Copenhagen University will provide financial assistance to successful students.

Eligible Nationalities

All countries.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be eligible to for pursuing Ph.D at the University of Copenhagen.

Application Procedure

1. Submit a complete application at our online portal. Click on the “Apply now” icon at the bottom of the page to apply. The documents must be in Adobe PDF or Word.

3. Project description (recommended no more than 12,000 keystrokes, not including bibliography)

4. CV

5. Diploma and transcripts of records (BSc and MSc)

6. Other information for consideration, e.g. list of publications, documentation of English language qualifications (if any)

Please note that it is only possible to upload one document per attachment category. If more than one document has to be uploaded in the same category, please make sure that they are scanned and collected into one file.


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