PhD Scholarship on Global Security at Danish Institute for International Studies

Deadline: 28 March 2011
Open to: candidates with relevant master degree
Scholarship: available for appointment for a period of 3 years

As a part of a research project on Globality and Planetary Security, a PhD scholarship is available at the research unit on Defence and Security, Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), and the Department of Political Science and Public Management, University of Southern Denmark (SDU). The scholarship is available for appointment for a period of 3 years as of May 1st, 2011 or soon thereafter.

The PhD project should focus on how notions of globality and planetary security inform or have informed debates about the nature and management of nuclear weapons in international politics. The project should relate this research to debates about contemporary and future nuclear policy options.


Applications are invited from candidates with a Master’s degree. Only candidates with top academic qualifications will be considered for enrolment.


Download the application form here.
Together with the application you must submit:
* Project proposal/description
* Abstract (no more than 250 word)
* Certified copy of your Master’s degree certificate
* Detailed CV
Please note that al non-Danish documents must be translated into English and certified.

Please submit 6 copies of the application including enclosures according to the above requirements marked “position no. 351/556-115741”, to the University of Southern Denmark, The Faculty of Social Sciences, Campusvej 55, DK-5230 Odense M, Denmark.


Available for appointment for a period of 3 years.


Senior Researcher Rens van Munster, tel. +45 3269 8679, [email protected],
Associate Professor Casper Sylvest, tel. +45 6550 4421, [email protected]
coordinator Niels Ejersbo, [email protected]

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