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Open calls

Important information

Announcement on the web

The vacant scholarships will be announced on this web page approximately one month before the application deadline.

You will NOT be able to apply for a PhD scholarship until the call has been announced.


Application deadline

The Graduate School, Arts announces vacant ordinary/open PhD scholarships twice a year.

2014 deadline:

  • 15 March 2014  (There are no open 5+3 PhD scholarships this spring)
  • 1 October 2014

Reply

You can expect a reply

  • Spring deadline - by the end of June or in the first weeks of July
  • Autumn deadline - by the end of December or in the first weeks of January

Enrolment

  • Spring deadline - the scholarship commences on 1 September
  • Autumn deadline - the scholarship commences on 1 February

Assessment

Calls

Open call

PhD scholarships where you apply with your own project

The graduate schools own open PhD scholarships (4+4)

There are no open 3-year PhD scholarships (5+3) this time.

What is the difference between having a Master's degree and still being enrolled as a Master's student when applying for a PhD scholarship?

60-90 ECTS credits after application deadline:
You can apply for a 4+4-scholarship if you have already acquired 60 ECTS credits or will have acquired 60 to 90 ECTS credits in a Master’s degree examination after the deadline for application.

90 ECTS credits at the time of application:
If you have already earned 90 ECTS credits at the time of application you cannot apply for a 4+4-scholarship. You can apply for a 5+3-scholarship when the mark for the Master's thesis has been awarded.

If you already have a Master's degree:
If you have a Master's degree and it is equivalent to a Danish Master's degree you cannot apply for a 4+4-scholarship. You can only apply for a 5+3-scholarship.

If you have a Master's degree and it is not equivalent to a Danish Master's degree you can apply for a 4+4-scholarship.

For further information please see this page.

 


Specific calls

PhD scholarships where the topic for the project is written in the call

The anthropology and environmental history of the Anthropocene (5+3)
2014-218/1-138

Joint PhD degree between the University of Edinburgh and Aarhus University (5+3)
Building Futures: The Making of African Cities
2014-218/1-139

Participatory IT (4+4 and 5+3)
2014-218/1/140


External calls

PhD scholarships from a company, foundation, museum etc.

First you apply for the PhD scholarship with the external funding.

If you get the scholarship:
When your are ready to apply for enrolment please contact the programmes PhD administrator for the link to the application facility. You have to apply for enrolment at the graduate school after receiving the grant/scholarship.

The PhD council's scholarships

Ph.d.-stipendium inden for brugerinvolverende museumsvirksomhed (5+3)
Københavns Museum og Institut for Æstetik og Kommunikation, Aarhus Universitet

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Revised 2014.03.11

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