Indian collaboration – University of Copenhagen

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Scientist and student exchange between India and Denmark

Novozymes A/S & The Henning Holck-Larsen Fond offers in cooperation with the University of Copenhagen, the Technical University of Denmark and Aarhus University an exchange program to facilitate the exchange of scientists and students between India and Denmark within the field of biotechnology.

The objective of the exchange program is to advance the relationship between Denmark and India and to improve the understanding of cultural differences. Further, the objective is to develop the scientists under the program scientifically and personally by giving them international work experience.

Duration and funding

The program runs from 1st January 2013 until 31st December 2019. And University of Copenhagen will receive up to 600,000.00 DKK / 80,500.00 Euro each year.

Read more about the program, including estimated costs here.

Who can apply

PhD. students, master students, post doc.’s and senior scientists within the field of biotechnology. Read more here.

How to apply

The application must be written in English and submitted to the University of Copenhagen at the email address pfni@science.ku.dk. Applications may be submitted throughout the year and will be processed continously.

Application requirements Before applying to the program, the applicants from India are required to establish a contact with a scientist or laboratory at University of Copenhagen that would be interested in hosting them during their stay in Denmark. To find more about the research areas and relevant researches at University of Copenhagen read here

Likewise Danish applicants are required to establish contact with a scientist or laboratory at an Indian university interested in hosting them during their stay in India before submitting their application.

The application must contain:

  • name and address of the hosting scientist/laboratory at the university
  • project description of maximum one page
  • budget
  • applicant’s CV

Indian collaboration institutions

For inspiration, see the list of Indian institutions with whom the University of Copenhagen already has established collaborations. The list presents collaborations partners of the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences of University of Copenhagen.

Further information

For further information please contact Inge Sofie Sørensen or Pia Fredberg Nielsen, SCIENCE Research & Innovation, Falcuty of SCIENCE, University of Copenhagen.