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CBS 2022 PhD Scholarship on the Value of Financial Advice

Copenhagen Business School invites applications for a vacant PhD scholarship within area of the Value of Financial Advice where this position will be at the Center of Corporate Governance (CCG) which is part of the Department of Accounting. The expected starting day is 15th of September, 2022.

The Center for Corporate Governance (CCG) is a virtual forum for the advancement of knowledge in this area, connecting researchers from several departments and institutions inside as well as outside Copenhagen Business School. CCG is comprised of researchers in economics, accounting, finance, law, and management as well as business people, auditors and government officials. We organize research projects, workshops, conferences, doctoral education and seminars.

This position will be a part of a major research program “Nordic Finance and the Good Society” where more information about the program can be found under: www.nfgs.dk

Teaching responsibilities of the Department include undergraduate and graduate teaching in corporate governance, finance and accounting related topics.

Examples of research areas a scholarship might cover:

  • The value of financial advice seen from a consumer perspective when dealing with investment decisions
  • Financial literacy or the lack of it and the impact on investment behavior

About Copenhagen Business School (CBS)

The Department of Management, Society and Communication (MSC) at Copenhagen Business School (CBS) invites applications for one vacant PhD scholarship within the department�s areas of research. Multi-disciplinary by design, MSC leverages the synergies of its faculty to explore the conditions and practices of responsible management, organisation and governance in a globalising world, sharing a particular concern with culture, communication and context as lenses to understand the interaction and interdependencies of business and society. MSC�s research is organised in three resear... read more


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PhD Scholarship


Aim and Benefits of PhD Scholarship

A PhD scholarship runs for a period of three years, and includes teaching obligations equivalent to six months’ work (840 work hours). The scholarships are fully salaried positions, according to the national Danish collective agreement. The monthly salary is currently approximately DKK 27,871 depending on seniority and a pension contribution totalling 17.1%. The scholarship includes tuition fees, office space, course and travel costs (according to the current CBS agreement).


Requirements for PhD Scholarship Qualification

To be considered the applicant must

  • have a basic education at master's level (corresponding to the 3 + 2 Bologna process)
  • have received the grade of 10 (or equivalent) for the master's thesis according to the Danish 7-point grading scale (https://ufm.dk/en/education/the-danish-education-system/grading-system)
  • have a weighted grade point average of at least 8.2 on the Danish 7-point grading scale for the bachelor's and master's degree combined or alternatively a weighted grade point average must be at least 9.5 for the master's degree alone.
  • have completed the master's programme before starting the PhD programme at CBS
  • master academic English at a high level in writing and speaking

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Application Deadline

June 30, 2022


How to Apply

The application (see link below) must include a five-page project description. The project description must include:

  • a presentation of an original research question
  • a description of the initial theoretical framework and method
  • a presentation of the proposed empirical material
  • a work plan for the three years

In addition to the project description, copies of the following must be included:

  • diploma for bachelor's and master's degree or other certificates at an equivalent level as well as the grade transcripts
  • a concise curriculum vitae (CV)
  • a list of articles and publications (if applicable)
  • one example of a selected written work (e.g. master's thesis)
  • Documentation of English language skills

For more details, visit CBS website.

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