Offers for employees and students

Circle U. is continously developing new projects and opportunities for employees and students at the alliance universitities. On this page you can get an overview of offers that might be relevant for you. The page is updated regularly.

 

Offers for researchers and PhD students

Guest lectures at a Circle U. partner university

As a researcher at a Circle U. university, you have ample opportunity to give a guest lecture at one of the universities of the alliance. It could be under the auspices of the three knowledge hubs (climate, democracy or global health), who are working to further develop the academic collaboration between the universities.


Mobility grants for researchers at Arts and Health

Arts and Health offer academic staff members at assistant professor level and above the possibility of applying for a travel grant for visits to other Circle U. universities. The grants are up to DKK 20,000 for individuals (and up to DKK 50,000 to groups at Arts). In relation to group travels, students are also eligible for travel grants.


Female Founder Network for entrepreneurs

Circle U. is planning to establish a network for female entrepreneurs (researchers and students). The female founder network will be run under the auspices of the Circle U. har planer om at etablere et netværk for kvindelige iværksættere (både forskere og studerende). Female Founder Network will be run under the auspices of the Student-led Sustainable Innovation work package

PhD course (Summer school 2024)

UCLouvain in Belgium is offering a summer school on global health for PhD-students from all disciplines. The summer school takes place 1–6 July (plus online sessions in the Fall).

The application deadline is 29 February. 

The course is free of charge for AU students, and if you are accepted, you can apply for an Erasmus grant to cover some of your travel and living expenses.

When you know if you've been accepted, you can write to erasmus@au.dk to learn more about how to apply for a scholarship.

Offers for students

Sign up for courses at a Circle U. university

Students at the universities in Circle U. can sign up for courses at the other universities in the alliance. Circle U. focuses on four academic fields - Climate, Global health, Democracy, and Language and culture - but you can only sign up for courses in other fields at AU's eight Circle U. partner .

If you find a course that you're interested in, please contact the international coordinator at your degree programme (via your study portal).


Female Founder Network for entrepreneurs

Circle U. is planning to establish a network for female entrepreneurs (researchers and students). The female founder network will be run under the auspices of the Circle U. har planer om at etablere et netværk for kvindelige iværksættere (både forskere og studerende). Female Founder Network will be run under the auspices of the Student-led Sustainable Innovation work package

Help make Circle U. better for students

Circle U. is backed by the student network Circle U. Student Union (CUSU), which consists of student representatives from all Circle U. universities. CUSU protects the students’ interests and participates in various decision-making bodies  to ensure that the students have a say in the strategic direction of Circle U. 

Summer Schools 2024

Once again, Circle U. is offering a range of Summer Schools for students at all levels and all academic fields from across Europe.

  • Humboldt University in Berlin offers the course : Empowering Climate Action: Policy, Communication & Agency. The course is for Bachelor's students and takes place 22-26 July + 5 online sessions.
  • University of Oslo offers the course Democratic Governance and the Politics of Poverty. The course is for Master's students and it takes place on 5-9 August (+ one online session in June).

The application deadline for both Summer Schools is 29 February.

The courses are free of charge for AU students, and if you are accepted, you can apply for an Erasmus grant to cover some of your travel and living expenses.

When you know if you've been accepted, you can write to erasmus@au.dk to learn more about how to apply for a scholarship.

Get an overview of Circle U. events

On the Circle U. website, you will find a number of events for employees and students that might be relevant for you.