April 3, 2018




(Fully  Funded)


PhD Scholarship in Digitalization at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark, 2018

The Copenhagen Business School is delighted to announce a vacant PhD scholarship within the field of Digitalization. Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

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Copenhagen Business School invites applications for a vacant PhD scholarship within the field of Digitalization.
The Department of Digitalization cares about the interaction of people, information and technology in all of its manifestations. We study how individuals, groups, organizations and society can grow and prosper by capitalizing on digital technologies.

The three-year PhD programme at CBS allows you to conduct research under the supervision of CBS professors, supported by research training courses. The programme is highly international, and you are expected to participate in international research conferences and to spend time abroad as a visiting PhD student.

Examples of research areas that a scholarship might cover – please indicate in your application which one you are applying for:
  • IT Challenges in Mergers and Acquisitions

For further information please contact: associate professor Stefan Henningsson via e-mail

  • Internet of Things Theme (IoT)
For further information please contact: associate professor Rasmus Pedersen via e-mail
  • Cashless Society
For further information please contact: associate professor Jonas Hedman via e-mail
  • Big Social Data Analytics 
For further information please contact: professor Ravi Vatrapu via e-mail
  • Cloud Business 
For further information please contact: associate professor Xiao Xiao via e-mail
  • Sharing Economy  
For further information please contact: professor Ioanna Constantiou via e-mail
  • Digital Transformation of Work  
For further information please contact: professor Tina Blegind Jensen via e-mail
  • Blockchain  
For further information please contact: professor Michel Avital via e-mail
  • Sports Digitalization  
For further information please contact: professor Chee-Wee Tan via e-mail


Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

3 Years

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

To be considered, the candidate should have:

  • A basic training at the Masters level (similar to the 3 + 2 Bologna process).
  • An educational background in the social sciences is necessary.
  • The applicant must have successfully completed the Master’s degree before commencing Ph.D. at CBS.
  • The applicants must be fluent in English.


Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

The scholarships are fully salaried positions, according to the national Danish collective agreement. The scholarship includes the tuition fees, office space, travel grants plus a salary, currently starting with per month app. DKK 23.770 (app. 3,160 euro) up to DKK 28.964 (app. 3,860 euro) depending on seniority, plus a pension contribution totaling 17,1 % of 85 percent of the base salary.


How to Apply


1. Enter the vacant position you wish to apply for
Click on the link Apply online at the bottom of the page. You will then be directed to an external webpage which is the recruitment system.

2. Application form
Fill in the online form with your personal data and upload the relevant documentation (see guide to Required documentation .

3. Terms of use
At the bottom of the page you are asked to accept the fact that we register your data – if you agree put a check mark in the box and click send. You cannot apply without giving your consent. Personal information is automatically anonymised after six months.

4. After sending your application
You are now registered in the system and within 24 hours you will receive an e-mail confirming your application. In the e-mail you have the possibility of making sure that your application and attached documents are correct. If you do not receive an e-mail please contact HR Services, Tel.: +45 3815 2022. Once the deadline for applications has expired all submitted applications will be read and you will hear from us.


Required documentation :

  • The application  must include a 5-page project description : This research proposal should contain a presentation of an original research question, a description of the initial theoretical framework and methodology, a presentation of the suggested empirical material as well as a work-plan.

In addition to the research proposal, the application must include:

  • Copies of a Master’s degree certificate or other certificates of a corresponding level,
  • Brief curriculum vitae (CV),
  • A list of papers and publications,
  • One copy of a selected written work (e.g. Master’s thesis).
  • Applicants must enclose documentation for English language skills.
  • Documentation of GRE and/or GMAT scores is strongly encouraged. For submitting GMAT scores, look up Copenhagen Business School in the GMAC register and choose the Ph.D. Program.


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This Scholarship Published by:
” Renad Ahmed /Egypt

Reviewed by” Wiem Ben Nejma / Tunisia 
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