International PhD Positionsin Law, Denmark

To recognize the academic achievements of students, the Faculty of Law at the University of Copenhagen offers doctoral positions in law. The scholarship is available for the academic year 2021-2022.

The scholarship is available for bright international students who wish to pursue a doctoral program at the University of Copenhagen.

The University of Copenhagen is Denmark’s largest educational institution, with eight faculties offering over 200 academic programs.

Why study at the University of Copenhagen? The university will strive to foster a more diverse and inclusive student body. Trinity follows a well-executed and resourced continuation policy that emphasizes the importance of knowledge, access, globalization, and student experience.

Application Deadline: April 10, 2021

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Copenhagen
  • Department: Faculty of Law
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Awards: Salary
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not Known
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Denmark


  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: PhD degree program in law on the Human Rights Nudge Project.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • Applicants must have obtained a degree that corresponds to the Danish Master of Laws or equivalent qualifications. Please visit for more information. Applicants must have obtained a minimum overall grade average of 8.2 or above at the Master’s level in accordance with the Danish grading scale (for the Danish scale, see here ).
  • Applicants must have excellent language skills in English and have excellent communications skills. Applicants must be able to teach at an academic level in Danish or English and to follow Ph.D. courses in English.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To apply for the fellowship, all interested candidates must take admission to a Ph.D. degree at the University of Copenhagen. After getting enrolled, applicants must complete and submit the online application form.
  • Supporting Documents: Candidates must submit a cover letter, CV, diploma, and diplomas and transcripts, letter of motivation, and documentation of English level.
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants will be selected on the basis of previous publications (if any) and relevant work experience.
  • Language Requirement: If English is not your first language, you should provide evidence of English language ability: IELTS, TOEFL, or other acceptable proof.


Successful candidates will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations and the Ministry of Finance concerning the salary of Ph.D. students. If you are offered a Ph.D. position, you will receive a regular monthly salary in accordance with Danish law, and you will be entitled to an annual research budget. The Faculty does not provide accommodation.

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