Applications are invited for admission to Graduate School of Science and Technology (GSST) at Aarhus University. The present call is aimed at students starting 1 November 2019 or later. The call is based on applicants with an academic record corresponding to at least a bachelor’s degree.

  • Agroecology
  • Animal Science
  • Bioscience
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science – incl. Bioinformatics at BiRC
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Food Science incl. Horticulture
  • Geoscience
  • Mathematics
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics incl. Molecular Medicine
  • Nanoscience
  • Physics and Astronomy
List of predefined PhD project positions:


  1. Identifying biophysical drivers of soil resilience across climate zones

Animal Science:

  1. Development of a pig model of colitis-complex diarrhea with focus on colonic microbial fermentation
  2. Robust weaning practice for piglets


  1. The effects of Skjern River Basin nature restoration and emerging oligotrophication processes in Ringkøbing Fjord on habitats, trophic guilds, birds, fish and ecosystem services
  2. Exploring patterns and processes in shallow lakes greenhouse gas dynamics in response to eutrophication and climate change


  1. Hydrothermal liquefaction and analysis for wastewater sludge valorization and immobilization

Computer Science:

  1. PhD students for Center for Basic Research in Program Verification
  2. Parallel Synthesis Algorithms for Concurrent Software Systems


  1. Data-driven Inter-Stock Predictive Analytics (DISPA)
  2. Programmable Synthesis of Designer Lipids for Continuous Liquid Interface (3D) Printing
  3. Novel Surface NMR Methodology
  4. Quantum Photonic Integrated Circuit Platform
  5. Electrospun 3D Nano-biointerfaces for non-invasive stimulation of excitable cells

Environmental Science:

  1. Remotely sensed mapping of water table levels and humidity on Danish organic soils

Food Science: No specific projects

Geoscience: No specific projects

Mathematics: No specific projects

Molecular Biology and Genetics: No specific projects


  1. In-vivo nanobioelectrodes for intracellular analysis of biofilm development and degradation
  2. Anti-microbial biofilm breaking systems based on encapsulated inhibitors and enzymes
  3. Surface Science Studies of Heterogeneous Catalysts for Higher Alcohol Synthesis from Renewable Sources

 Physics and Astronomy:

  1. Integrated optical sensors with nanostructured trampolines
  2. Decays of very proton-rich nuclei


Apply online and provide the following information with the application:

  • Personal information
  • CV
  • Academic background: diplomas and transcripts for all relevant, credit-bearing qualification(s), such as Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. Please note, that even if you have started/finished Master’s degree programme, the transcripts and diploma of your Bachelor’s degree must still be included in the application.
  • Grade point average – the weighted and unweighted grade point average of your academic degrees.
  • Admission – information on desired starting date, credit transfer, etc.
  • Language skills
  • Financing: indicate sources and amounts of possible financial support, if any.
  • Plan of study (from predefined open call project).
  • Project description for open calls (½-4 pages) – describe ideas and research plans for project.
  • References (min. 1): the reference may either be uploaded by the candidate or ask the referee to send it directly to GSST via e-mail to
  • Motivation (max. 1 page)
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Aarhus University
Country Denmark
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Subject areas

Agroecology, Animal Science, Bioscience, Chemistry, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Engineering, Environmental Science, Food Science (Horticulture), Geoscience, Mathematics, Molecular Biology and Genetics (Molecular Medicine), Nanoscience, Physics and Astronomy

Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 1st Feb, 1st May, 1st Aug, 1st November

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