PhD Scholarship in Entrepreneurship and Organisation-Creation at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

Scholarship Description:

Copenhagen Business School invites applications for a PhD scholarship within the field of entrepreneurship and organisation-creation. The position will be affiliated with Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship, but located at the Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy.

It is the ambition of the Department to offer a PhD stipend that focuses on entrepreneurship and organisation-creation.  The PhD will explore, broadly, the nature of entrepreneurial learning, and, specifically, engage in ethnographic field work at the Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship.  The goal, for this position, is to gain an in-depth and nuanced understanding of the processes by which individuals engage in entrepreneurial practices that may result in the creation of new businesses.

Teaching responsibilities of the Department comprise undergraduate and graduate teaching in entrepreneurship.

Examples of research areas that this scholarship will cover:

  • Processes of Entrepreneurial Learning
  • Entrepreneurship as Practice
  • The Pragmatics of Possibility
  • The Philosophical Basis of Value Creation

Copenhagen Business School has a broad commitment to the excellence, distinctiveness and relevance of its teaching and research programmes. Candidates who wish to join us should demonstrate enthusiasm for working in an organisation of this type (highlighting, for example, relevant business, educational and dissemination activities).

Deadline for Application :  01.06.2016

Level of Studies : PhD programme.

Scholarship Coverage: 

A PhD scholarship runs for a period of 3 years, and includes teaching obligations equivalent of ½ year’s work (840 work hours). The scholarships are fully salaried positions, according to the national Danish collective agreement. The scholarship includes the tuition fees, office space, travel grants plus a salary, currently starting with per month app. DKK 23.770 (app. 3,160 euro) up to DKK 28.964 (app. 3,860 euro) depending on seniority, plus a pension contribution totalling 17,1 % of 85 per cent of the base salary.

The salary level and appointment is determined by the Ministry of Finance’s collective agreement with the Central Academic Organisation.

Scholarship Eligibility :

The PhD student will be enrolled at PhD School in Organisation and Management Studies.

To be considered, the candidate should have a basic training at the Masters level (similar to the 3 + 2 Bologna process). An educational background in the social sciences is necessary. The applicant must have successfully completed the Masters degree before commencing PhD at CBS. The applicants must be fluent in English.

Additional Information:

The application (see link below) must include a 5 page project description. This research proposal should contain a presentation of an original research question, a description of the initial theoretical framework and methodology, a presentation of the suggested empirical material as well as a work-plan.

In addition to the research proposal, the application must include copies of a Master’s degree certificate or other certificates of a corresponding level, brief curriculum vitae (CV), a list of papers and publications, and one copy of a selected written work (e.g. Master’s thesis). Applicants must enclose documentation for English language skills. Documentation of GRE and/or GMAT scores is strongly encouraged. For submitting GMAT scores, look up Copenhagen Business School in the GMAC register and choose the PhD Program.


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