PhD Scholarship in Water Resources, University of Copenhagen


Applicants should hold a MA degree in science (meteorology, geography, physics, hydrology or biology) or engineering.

Knowledge in mathematics and/or data processing is an additional asset.

The scholarship is open to both Danish and international applicants.

Salary and employment conditions

The successful candidate will be employed at the Department of Geography and Geology, University of Copenhagen, and is requested to apply for enrolment as a PhD student at the University of Copenhagen.

The salary follows standard rules for PhD students.

Depending on seniority it is in the range of 23.000-30.000 DKK/month.

The rules and regulations for a Danish PhD study can be found at:


Applicants are requested to submit an application that includes

(1) a short description of their qualifications;

(2) a curriculum vita that provides relevant academic, employment and personal details;

(3) transcripts of coursework and documentations of university degrees;

(4) a list of reference persons; and

(5) evidence of English language competence.

A committee appointed by the board of the Research School will evaluate the applications and selected applicants will be invited for an interview.

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The PhD study is jointly funded by the International Research School of Water Resources (FIVA); University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Science; and Risø National Laboratory, Technical University of Denmark.

The principal advisor is Professor Henrik Søgaaard, Department of Geography and Geology, University of Copenhagen (, and co-advisors are Senior Researcher Andreas Ibrom and Researcher Ebba Delwik, both at Risø National Laboratory.

The final selection of the successful candidate will be made by the board upon recommendation by the committee.

Further information can be obtained from the principal supervisor or from:

The Head of the Research School,
Professor Karsten Høgh Jensen,
Tel: +45 3532 2484, Fax +45 3314 8322,

Useful information can also be found at

Applications in English are to be sent to:

Professor Karsten Høgh Jensen,
Department of Geography and Geology, University of Copenhagen, Øster Voldgade 10,
DK-1350 Copenhagen K, Denmark,

Applications forwarded by email will be preferred.

The application deadline is April 27 at noon.

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