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PhD studies at Aalborg University

Aalborg University (AAU) has five Doctoral Schools which are specialised within the disciplines offered by the faculties. The Doctoral Schools educate PhD fellows of a high international standard.

Doctoral School of the HumanitiesDoctoral School of Engineering and ScienceTechnical Doctoral School of IT and DesignDoctoral School in Medicine, Biomedical Science and TechnologyDoctoral School of Social Sciences

PhD studies at Aalborg University

Aalborg University (AAU) has five Doctoral Schools which are specialised within the disciplines offered by the faculties. The Doctoral Schools educate PhD fellows of a high international standard.

Doctoral School of the HumanitiesDoctoral School of Engineering and ScienceTechnical Doctoral School of IT and DesignDoctoral School in Medicine, Biomedical Science and TechnologyDoctoral School of Social Sciences

About PhD studies at AAU

The three-year doctoral degree programme at Aalborg University comprises elements that must all be completed for a degree to be awarded. The programme is equivalent to 180 ECTS and is generally planned as a full-time programme.

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Admission to a PhD program

All PhD positions at Aalborg University require that candidates have acquired a Danish five-year Master’s degree or have completed another similar programme.

AAU PhD

AAU PhD handles the PhD administration at Aalborg University for the 5 PhD schools.

This includes the following tasks:

  • Daily operations related to PhD students
  • Advertising scholarships and processing applications
  • Enrollment of PhD students
  • Administration of course activities
  • Awarding PhD degrees
  • Managing doctoral dissertations
  • Statistical reports to Statistics Denmark
  • Resource management
  • Secretariat for the PhD committees at the 5 PhD schools

Contact

E-mail: aauphd@adm.aau.dk  
Tel.: (+45) 9940 9638
Niels Jernes Vej 10
9220 Aalborg East