The Graduate School of Natural Sciences (GSNS) provides funding for internationalisation of PhD programmes.
We accept and process applications as they are received.
Please note, all candidates are required to meet the English language requirement at the GSNS as described below.
Funding for a foreign candidate/student stay at the GSNS, Aarhus University can be granted for a period of maximum 90 days, including arrival and departure dates. During this time, the person can attend courses, summer schools, and workshops. He/she can also perform laboratory work at Aarhus University and prepare a PhD application. Qualitative assessment of the person in question will be made with a view to a potential PhD study period at the GSNS, Aarhus University.
For further information, please see our quick guide on screening grants.
To apply for a screening grant, please use the Application form (right click and save file to fill in the form). Send the partially completed form to the relevant head of programme, who will then finalise the form and send it to the GSNS (GSSTgrants@au.dk). We accept and process applications as they are received.
To be eligible, the candidate/student must:
Excellent communication skills in English are considered essential, and the applicant must be able to read, write, and speak academic English fluently. English language requirement is comparable to a minimum of TOEFL 83 or IELTS 6.5 (which is comparable to a an “English B level” in the Danish upper secondary school (“gymnasium”).
The PhD administration may ask applicants to document their proficiency in English at any time during the recruitment process if this is considered necessary.