The Copenhagen Bioscience PhD Programme is funded by the Novo Nordisk Foundation. Funding covers salary and tuition costs for selected candidates. Students of all nationalities are eligible for funding (if they meet all the eligibility requirements), and the University of Copenhagen or the Technical University of Denmark support applications for work and residence permits where needed.
The Copenhagen Bioscience PhD Programme has funded approximately sixteen candidates annually.
Salary, tax and pension are calculated according to Danish regulations and take into account each candidate’s position and experience. Typical salaries for the University of Copenhagen and the Technical University of Denmark are published online. The salary is sufficient to pay rent and live comfortably in Copenhagen.