Open call for PhD projects at KADK in Copenhagen

At KADK in Copenhagen, we are posting a call for PhD applications for 2018, with deadline January 12, 2018.

This is an open call which can include, of course, games. A game PhD would be located with the research group of Visual Media. We are interested in candidates with strong research interests of their own.

KADK is a lively multidisciplinary institution located centrally in Copenhagen, offering a BA and MA in game design.

Please contact me for any questions. Jesper Juul.

Open call for PhD applications at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation (KADK)

The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation (KADK) invites applications within subject areas of the institution for prequalification in connection with The Danish Council for Independent Research (DFF) Call for Research Educations outside the Universities (PhD).

PhD positions are 3 years, and include full tuition and a salary of approximately 3,350 EUR per month before taxes (DKK 300,174 per year) plus pension contributions of 17% of the salary (DKK 41,013 per year).


Applications to KADK must contain the following documents in PDF format:

  • Project description of no more than 5 pages. Please follow the DFF–Project Description template (, chapter 3.3) and include references/bibliography.
  • Applicant’s CV and list of publications for applicant (see also chapter 3.3)
  • Diploma and complete academic transcript, from applicant’s bachelor’s programme as well as graduate studies – or alternatively a written evaluation of your master’s thesis.

Please mention the relevant research program to evaluate your application: Architecture, Design or Conservation.

Application deadline  

12 Jan at 12:00 AM (Danish time).

To apply for the position

For questions concerning the advertisement contact Ditte Dahl at (general), or Jesper Juul (for game-related questions).

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