All PhD applications are evaluated based on the submitted material within the deadline, using the criteria for PhD fellowships.
PhD applications are assessed by the Stipend Committee.
The project is evaluated according to the following weighting:
Based on the assessments, a number of applications will be discussed at an allocation meeting and recommendations for faculty fellowships will be made to the Dean of the Faculty of Health.
The final decision regarding admission is made by the Head of The Graduate School.
The final decision regarding faculty fellowship is made by the Dean.
A number of fellowships targeting integrated PhD’s are awarded to the best qualified applicants for an integrated PhD. The decision regarding these fellowships are made by the Graduate School of Health.
The decisions are final.
After the assessment The Graduate School will send applications to the relevant department. Please contact your potential department for further information regarding the process at the department.
The Stipend Committee is subject to the special rules on disqualification as described in Part 2 of the Danish Public Administration Act (Forvaltningsloven).
This means that a member of the committee does not take part in an allocation meeting if he/she is the main supervisor or co-supervisor of or closely related to an applicant.
Based on the decision made at the allocation meeting, applicants can be offered one of the following types of enrolment:
An offer of enrolment is valid for a year. For recipients of a fully finaced PhD fellowships, the offer is only valid for six months.
A precondition for enrolment is that you submit a signed financial statement.
If your application is rejected as not qualified, you will receive a reply to your application.