Scholarships in Denmark

  • The BHJ Foundation scholarships

The Foundation supports research, development and education and has supported the University of Southern Denmark in Sønderborg since 2008.

Six one-year scholarships/grants are introduced for postgraduates and masters studying at the University of Southern Denmark in Sønderborg at Sønderborg and Flensburg. Each has the value of DKK 40,000, though they may be for six months and then of DKK 20,000. The prime purpose of the grants is to attract more foreign students to the University of Southern Denmark’s English-language courses, to give business in the region the opportunity to recruit attractive foreign postgraduates, and to create good potential ambassadors to represent the region in the world at large.

More details here.

  • The Danish government scholarships under the cultural agreements 

The scholarships are aimed at highly qualified exchange students wishing to immerse themselves in studies of the Danish language and culture or other fields of study related to Denmark.

Scholarships are offered to exchange students from higher education institutions in the following countries: China, Japan, Israel, Egypt, Russia and the Republic of Korea. 

The application deadline for the 2017/18 academic year will be published at the beginning of 2017.


  • University of Copenhagen PhD Scholarships 

The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Copenhagen is inviting applications for 16 PhD scholarships starting 1 September 2017 for a period of up to three years.

Application deadline: January 22, 2017 at 23.59 (CET).

All the details here.