November 23, 2017

2016 University of Copenhagen PhD Scholarships at the Department of Computer Science

Department of Computer Science at the University of Copenhagen (DIKU) is offering PhD Scholarships within Big Data Analytics-algorithms and machine. Applicants from any nationality can apply for these scholarships.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are open within the Department of Computer Science.

List of Subjects: Big Data Analytics – algorithms and machine learning

Scholarship Award: Terms of appointment and payment are in accordance with the agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Federation of Professional Associations (AC). The appointment is for a period of 3 years and must lead to a dissertation.

Scholarship can be taken at: Denmark

Eligibility: Applicants should hold an MSc degree – from an internationally recognized University. The MSc thesis should be in an area relevant for the project, e.g., algorithms, machine learning, mathematics, or information retrieval. Candidates who do not yet have their MSc degree, but who are expecting to be able to enroll August 1st, 2016 or latest January 1st, 2017 should specify the expected date of graduation, confirmed by their main MSc supervisor.
Among the qualified candidates, criteria to be considered include, among others:
-Published research papers at highly recognized venues
-High grades in algorithms, mathematics, machine learning, and other relevant courses
-Recommendations from highly recognized researchers in algorithms and machine learning
-Previous experience in Big Data Analytics implementation,
-Excellent English skills, written and oral (if coming from non-English speaking countries, proof of passing English language tests and/or graduate education in English)
-Good communication and interpersonal skills

Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is 15 June 2016.

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