DTU Compute invites talented MSc candidates or graduates to apply for PhD scholarships. Applicants should have obtained remarkable results during their studies and have demonstrated research potential in their scientific field. The starting date is expected to be in the spring of 2020.
Our department has an internationally unique academic environment spanning the science disciplines mathematics, statistics and computer science. At the same time, we are an engineering department targeting challenges in the digitalization of human life and society in a broad sense.
DTU Compute strives to achieve research excellence in its basic science disciplines, to achieve technological leadership in research and innovation, and to address societal challenges in collaboration with partners at DTU and other academic institutions, nationally and internationally, and, equally important, with industries and organizations.
We play a central role in education at all levels of the engineering programs at DTU - both in terms of our scientific disciplines and our didactic innovation.
You can apply for fully funded or partially funded scholarships from DTU Compute. For partially funded DTU Compute scholarships, documentation for the remaining funding must be provided with the application. The purpose of the co-funded scholarships is to increase the total volume of scholarships and to promote innovation in collaboration with external parties.
- Algorithms, Logic and Graphs
- Cognitive Systems
- Cyber Security
- Dynamical Systems
- Embedded Systems Engineering
- Image Analysis & Computer Graphics
- Formal Methods - for Safe and Secure Systems
- Scientific Computing
- Software and Process Engineering
- Statistics and Data Analysis
The project description must be discussed with a potential principal supervisor at DTU Compute prior to the submission, and the application must contain an acceptance letter.
The ideal PhD student is curious, creative, independent and yet able to collaborate as a team player in a research group. Candidates must hold an MSc degree in engineering or equivalent qualifications. Furthermore, good command of the English language is essential.
Approval and Enrolment
The scholarship for the PhD degree is subject to academic approval, and the successful candidate will be enrolled in the PhD School at DTU Compute. For information about the general requirements for enrolment and the general planning of the scholarship studies, please see the DTU PhD Guide.
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.
To apply, please open the link in the red bar: "Apply online" (“Ansøg online”).
Applications must be submitted electronically as one single PDF file containing the following documents
- This cover letter
- A personal application letter
- Short description of the proposed PhD project (max 2 pages incl. references)
- Acceptance in writing from a supervisor at DTU Compute
- Documentation for B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree incl. list of courses
- Excel sheet with calculation of weighted grade average (link here)
- CV (incl. list of publications or other research experience)
- Short CV incl. list of publications for the potential supervisor(s)
DTU Compute has a total staff of 350 including 100 faculty members and 112 PhD students. We offer introductory courses in mathematics, statistics, and computer science to all engineering programmes at DTU and specialised courses to the mathematics, computer science, and other programmes. We offer continuing education courses and scientific advice within our research disciplines, and provide a portfolio of innovation activities for students and employees.
DTU is a technical university providing internationally leading research, education, innovation and scientific advice. Our staff of 6,000 advance science and technology to create innovative solutions that meet the demands of society, and our 11,200 students are being educated to address the technological challenges of the future. DTU is an independent university collaborating globally with business, industry, government and public agencies.