International Scholarships

Monday, September 17, 2007

[Denmark] PhD scholarships at the Department of Economics Copenhagen Business School

PhD scholarship at the Department of Economics

The Department of Economics invites applications for two vacant PhD scholarships within the following research areas:

1. Corporate governance/corporate finance (one scholarship)
2. Energy economics (one scholarship)

The scholarships within corporate governance/finance and energy economics are related to specific grants from the Danish Social Science Research Council. The scholarship on corporate governance/finance is embedded in a research project entitled "Families and Firms: The impact of family risk and organization on the governance of closely held corporations", directed by Prof. Morten Bennedsen ( @ The scholarship on energy economics is embedded in a research project entitled "Risky Power: Choice of technology, security of supply, and market power in power markets", directed by Prof. Peter Møllgaard ( @ Both projects are described in some detail at the department’s home page ("Research Projects").

Application deadline: 12 October 2007 at 12:00 noon.

For further information please contact: Patrick S. Gram, tel.: +45 3815 2578, e-mail @ Information about the department may be found at

Salary and appointment as a PhD student will be in accordance with the Ministry of Finance’s agreement with the Central Academic Organisation.

Please find the full announcement on

CBS focuses on innovation, partnership with the business community and internationalisation. As a Learning University CBS demands high quality on teaching, research and staff. CBS has around 15.000 students distributed among a wide range of degrees in social science and humanities among these a very dynamic environment for executive programmes. CBS has around 400 full-time researchers and around 500 administrative employees.

Application has to be received by 12. October 2007.

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