12/02/2019

Danish Government Scholarships for Brazilians (master's and PhD students)

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Scholarships are available for master's and Ph.D. students. Ph.D. students are required to conduct full-time research at a Danish university or a similar institution of higher education in Denmark. Master’s students are required to take on a course load of 30 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) per semester.

Bachelor's degree students wishing to study Danish language and literature can also apply if they have studied the Danish language for two years. Bachelor's degree students are also required a course load of 30 ECTS per semester.

Scholarships include free tuition and a monthly stipend of DKK 6,500. Danish is the normal language of instruction at institutions of higher education in Denmark, but more and more institutions offer courses in English or in another foreign language or have special arrangements for non-Danish students.

The following scholarships are available for students from Brazil:

  • Scholarships for 5-12 months for ph.d. students
  • Scholarships for 5 or 10 months (1 or 2 semesters) for master's students
  • Scholarships for 5 or 10 months (1 or 2 semesters) for bachelor's students who study Danish language and literature

A co-related call is also open: Danish Summer Language Scholarships. They last 3 weeks and are offered during the months of July and August each year. Foreign students receive Danish language instruction at all levels, while being showcased Denmark and Danish culture. Courses feature a minimum of 3 hours of language instruction a day accompanied by excursions and cultural activities.

This call is open to researchers from Brazil, China, Egypt, Japan, Republic of Korea and Russia.

More information here.

Deadline: 1 March 2019.