IFRO only accept applications from potential PhD students applying for available positions or from potential PhD students that bring their own funding.
All vacant positions, including PhD positions and open calls, will be posted here.
PhD studies are a key element and integrated part of the research and education environment at IFRO. IFRO wishes to be known among current and prospective PhD students as an attractive workplace with rewarding scientific collaboration and good PhD education resulting in reflective and critical researchers with a strong academic profile. IFRO has a vibrant and highly international PhD environment with around 50-70 on-going PhD studies at any given time and offers 6-8 PhD courses a year.
Potential PhD students
The PhD School of Science (the Faculty that Department of Food and Resource are a part of) has collected relevant information for you as a potential PhD student, such as information about study structure, timeline enrolment, work in Denmark and likewise:
If you are interested in joining IFRO as a PhD student, you will find all available positions and open calls here:
IFRO is part of the TALENT programme. TALENT is a doctoral programme co-funded by the European Union, offering 74 PhD scholarships in the natural and life sciences. The 74 PhD positions will be awarded in the course of four application rounds during its first two years, i.e. in the period 1 August 2018-31 July 2020. However, the programme as such runs for five years, ending on 31 July 2023.
Present PhD students
The PhD School of Science (the faculty that IFRO is part of) has collected a lot of information relevant to you as a PhD student at IFRO, such as information on planning, timeline, PhD Planner, submission and assessment of your thesis:
For information on PhD administration at the department, see below.
Administrative officer Tine Milton is the PhD secretary.
If you have any questions related to PhD administration (contracts, procedures and likewise), you can contact Tine at email@example.com
There is a PhD coordinator in each section of the department.
- Associate Professor Iben Nathan (Section for Global Development)
- Associate Professor Wusheng Yu (Section for Production, Markets and Policy )
- Associate Professor Mickey Gjerris (Section for Consumption, Bioethics and Governance)
- Associate Professor Christian Gamborg (Section for Environment and Natural Resources)
The research committee at IFRO has delegated responsibility for administration of the PhD education at IFRO to a PhD committee. The PhD committee is a forum for discussion and development of measures to support a vibrant PhD environment at the department.
If you are already a PhD fellow at IFRO, you can access the PhD Committee's site at KUnet (requires log-in).
Past PhD defences at Department of Food and Resource Economics
12 June 2020, 13:00-16:00
A situated practice perspective in health pedagogical ideals of participation, community and learning – A qualitative exploration of underexposed processes, possibilities, and paradoxes among youth
27 Feb. 2020, 13:00-16:00
Indigenous smallholders’ involvement in public food procurement markets in Bolivia: How institutional logics influence inclusion and exclusion processes
21 Feb. 2020, 10:00-13:00
Compensation Mechanisms and Local Acceptance of Wind Energy Projects - A Qualitative Case Study