Why PhD at SCIENCE? – University of Copenhagen

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At Faculty of SCIENCE we have much to offer our PhD students.

Education at the highest level
The level of teaching as well as research here at SCIENCE is among the highest in the world.

Beautiful campus
Our campus areas is placed around beautiful buildings and a lovely park that serves as a perfect spot for a well deserved break from a long day of research.

An international graduate community
At SCIENCE we have a vibrant and international graduate community centred on academic as well as social activities. As a PhD student at SCIENCE you receive supervision from at least one (and often several) of SCIENCE’s distinguished faculty members and you participate in seminars and summer schools in Denmark and abroad.
Several times, SCIENCE has been ranked as one of the worlds best place to work.

Getting paid – starting a career
As a PhD student at SCIENCE, you are both enrolled at SCIENCE and employed by the university or a company. A PhD project at SCIENCE therefore provides you with more than just a world-class research degree – it is the beginning of your career.

Capabilities after a PhD at SCIENCE
After finishing you will have gained more than just a degree. Through our complimentary skills courses, we offer all of our PhD students a chance to build skills that are applicable in almost any future career you can imagine. The benefits of a 3-year PhD education at SCIENCE include:

  • Research capabilities
  • Project management skills
  • Teaching and dissemination capabilities
  • A large professional network
  • International experience
  • Excellent career prospects