CBS PhD Scholarships at the Department of Operations Management 2019

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EligibilityPhD applicants
AwardTuition fee, monthly stipend of EUR 3,160 and other benefits

About the Program


The Department of Operations Management at Copenhagen Business School (CBS) invites applications for PhD Scholarships to be awarded for courses starting in autumn 2019. The research areas for PhD integrate the five disciplines including Supply Chain Management, Management Accounting, Innovation Management, Operations Management and Managerial Economics. The scholarship recipients will receive support for pursuing 3-year PhD course at CBS where they will conduct research under the supervision of CBS professors. The scholarship recipients can benefit from multiple awards including coverage for tuition fee, travel grants and a monthly stipend of up to EUR 3,860.

  • CBS PhD Scholarships at the Department of Operations Management 2019

    The scholarships are for students interested in pursuing PhD courses at CBS. To be eligible, candidates must fulfil the following criteria:

    • Candidates should have a basic training at the Master's level
    • Candidates should have an educational background in social sciences (e.g., business administration)
    • Candidates must have completed the Master's degree
    • They must be fluent in English
    • They must be interested in taking up research in one of the following research areas:
      • Research project titled “The Supply Chain of the 21st Century: Towards Ethical, Social and Circular Business Models”, co-financed by CBS and the Nordakademie Foundation, Germany
      • Circular Economy, Maritime Business Issues or any other topic that fulfils the described requirements 

    Note: Strong competency and skills in empirical research will be an added advantage for all the applicants.


    The scholarship recipients will benefit from the following:

    • Opportunity to conduct research under the supervision of CBS professors
    • Opportunity to participate in research conferences and spend time abroad as a visiting PhD student
    • Coverage of tuition fees for the duration of the course (3 years of PhD)
    • Office space for PhD students
    • Travel grants
    • A monthly stipend ranging from DKK 23,770 (EUR 3,160) up to DKK 28,964 (EUR 3,860)
    • A pension contribution
    • Research proposal
    • Copies of Master's degree certificate or other certificates of a corresponding level
    • A brief CV
    • List of papers and publications
    • One copy of a selected written work (e.g., Master's thesis)
    How can you apply?

    Follow the below steps to apply for the scholarship:

    Step 1: Visit this link to read scholarship instructions before applying.
    Step 2: Visit the application link to head to the recruitment system.
    Step 3: Fill the online form with the required details including relevant personal details.
    Step 4: Upload the required documents.
    Step 5: Accept the terms of use and submit the application.
    Step 6: Candidates will receive a confirmation email within 24 hours.

Important Dates
  • Application deadline: 5 June 2019
  • Program starting date: 1 September 2019
Selection Criteria
  • Applications will be assessed based on the quality of the proposed project, as well as the skills of the candidate.
  • Only project proposals that clearly fall in the areas of the Department will be considered. 
  • The Recruitment Committee will shortlist at least two to five candidates for final assessment by the Assessment Committee.
  • Each shortlisted candidate will be notified of the outcome of his/her application after the completion of the recruitment process.
Terms and Conditions
  • The PhD scholarship will run for 3 years.
  • There will be teaching obligations equivalent of half year's work (840 hours in total) during the PhD tenure.
  • The scholarship salaries are based on the national Danish collective agreement.
  • The salary level and appointment are determined by the Danish Ministry of Finance's collective agreement with the Central Academic Organisation.
  • The students will be enrolled at the PhD School of Business and Management.
  • The applications for the PhD scholarships must be sent via the electronic recruitment system using the 'Apply Now' link.

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