Copenhagen Bioscience PhD Programme

Fully-funded four year PhD programme in an international scientific environment

News and Events

Applications Closed for 2021

CBPP2021Call_online_rectangleThe 2021 call for applications is now closed. Applicants can expect a response from the NNF in February. The 2022 call is planned to open in October 2021 – follow this page and our social media for an exact date. Candidates apply for one of 16 positions in the Copenhagen Bioscience PhD programme, with a new team starting September each year. To find out more about the Copenhagen Bioscience PhD programme, check out this Q+A.


Copenhagen Bioscience Snapshots

forwebsiteThe last virtual Copenhagen Bioscience Snapshot of 2020 took place on Dec 2, with Miguel Alcalde and Fan Liu. ‘Copenhagen Bioscience Snapshots’ is a seminar series started by CPH Bioscience PhD students in 2019, and supported by the Novo Nordisk Foundation. Check our Seminars page for details of past events, and stay tuned for more Snapshots in 2021.

First CPH Bioscience PhD Defenses

defenseThe first group of CPH Bioscience PhD students, who started in 2016, completed the programme in Autumn 2020. Jenny Landberg, Daria Sergeeva, David Romero Suarez, Camila Alvarez Silva and Hana Sedlackova have become the first five Copenhagen Bioscience PhD students to defend their theses – and we look forward to celebrating more defenses over the coming months.

Sign Up for CPH Bioscience Courses

PHD day 1We run five courses as part of our pre-doc curriculum that are also open to other enrolled PhD students: ‘Introduction to Molecular Bioscience’, ‘Stem Cell Research and Critical Thinking’, ‘Protein Research and Critical Thinking’, ‘Basic Metabolic Research and Critical Thinking’ and ‘Bioengineering and Critical Thinking’. A version of one of the courses, ‘Introduction to Molecular Bioscience’ is also open to Master’s students. Course sign up for the 2021-2022 academic year will open in Summer 2021. Check our Courses page for links to course descriptions, registration details and deadlines.

Student Publications

First-author publications from CPH Bioscience PhD students so far in 2021 include: A reporter system for cytosolic protein aggregates in yeast (David Romero-Suarez).

Our students have contributed to at least 57 peer-reviewed scientific publications since the programme began in Sept 2016.

Keep up the good work, everyone!