On this page you can find answers to the most frequently asked questions in connection with the application procedure.
The first thing you should do is to contact a university college or a university. See a list of partners (only in Danish). This is very important as the individual cooperation with partners or consortiums typically have internal deadlines that can be placed early in the spring. You can subsequently agree on the further application procedure with the relevant contacts at the universities and university colleges. This means that it is not sufficient that you yourself have found a relevant supervisor.
A consortium is a collaboration between at least one university and one university college. Additional universities or university colleges may also be part of the collaboration. It is a prerequisite for your application that your PhD project is part of such a collaboration.
It is a prerequisite for your application that a cooperation agreement is in place between the participating institutions: at least one university and one university college. The cooperation agreement, appendix E of the application, must give an account of relevant conditions such as place of employment, how your workload will be implemented, distribution of overhead as well as supervision.
The relevant graduate school must decide whether you are qualified to apply for a PhD fellowship. If they give you a preliminary approval, you must submit a copy of the qualifying exam certificate to the PhD Council’s secretariat within the deadline that is stated in the application guidelines.
The relevant graduate school must decide whether you are qualified to apply for a PhD fellowship. You should therefore contact them and ask.
No. You can only submit the appendices that are listed in the application guidelines. Any additional appendices will not be included in the assessment of the application.
No. The only requirement is that you must be able, both during your studies and subsequently, to teach at the university colleges and to engage in research and development in the educational field. Your conditions of employment are part of the cooperation agreement that the consortium behind your application must enter into (appendix E).
No. The PhD fellowships are defined as three-year projects.
The typical reasons for rejection are: