15 November 2019


Denmark, Copenhagen.

(Paid Opportunity)


PhD stipends in Statistics, Mathematical Biology, and the mathematics of Insurance and Economics – University of Copenhagen.

the University of Copenhagen promotes research and teaching of the highest international standard. Rich in tradition and modern in outlook, the University gives students and staff the opportunity to cultivate their talent in an ambitious and informal environment.

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The department of Mathematics has about 50 permanent scientific staff members; around 45 PhD students and 25 postdocs. It has strong research groups in many areas of mathematics, and active PhD, postdoc, and visitor’s programs.

The position is available for a 3-year period and your key tasks as a PhD student at SCIENCE are:

  • To manage and carry through your research project
  • Attend PhD courses
  • Write scientific articles and your PhD thesis
  • Teach and disseminate your research
  • To stay at an external research institution for a few months, preferably abroad
  • Work for the department

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Insurance and Economics.
  • Statistics and Probability.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

3 year.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Candidates are expected to have obtained a Master´s degree, or equivalence thereof.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid Opportunity)

  • The PhD stipends include full tuition and a salary of approximately 3,350 EUR per month before taxes (DKK 300,174 per year) plus pension contributions of 17% of the salary (DKK 41,013 per year).

How to Apply

First Step: Fill out and submit the online application form and upload the required files. Please read the instructions and the miniguide carefully before applying.

Second Step: Make arrangement with 2-3 people who will write letters of recommendation for you if they are requested to do so.  The names and email addresses of these people should be written in a file and uploaded in the field References of the application form.

Third Step: Make sure that you have all required documents:

  • Cover Letter, describing the topic of the PhD project you are interested in and detailing your motivation and background for applying for the specific PhD project.
  • CV.
  • Diploma and transcripts of records (BSc and MSc).
  • Acceptance Letter for the relevant MSc Programme at SCIENCE, if any.
  • Other information for consideration, e.g. list of publications (if any).
  • Full contact details (Name, address, telephone & email) of 1-3 professional referees.

Forth Step: You’ll be able to start filling in your application by clicking on APPLY NOW.

Fifth Step: After finishing the application click onSend application.

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