The PhD study is a research based 3 year education which is completed with a PhD thesis followed by an oral defense. Throughout the PhD study there is a great demand for independent work and discipline in relation to the tasks at hand. You will be affiliated with at least one supervisor and your collaboration founds the basis for a sucessfull PhD study. For a full overview of the PhD process please click here.
Usually a Danish master degree or equivalent is required in order to apply for enrolment as a PhD student. In some cases, upgrading of qualification may be needed. The doctoral school offers a qualification year which can be relevant for nurses and alike who wishes to obtain the equivilant of a master degree. For more information, click here.
There are different ways to be enrolled in the doctoral school as a PhD student:
- Apply for a vacant stipend and thereby be granted employment as a PhD stipend. Find vacant positions here.
- Industrial PhD (erhvervsPhD). A close collaboration between an organization and the doctoral school. The PhD student is employed in an organization and enrolled at the doctoral school simultaneous. For more information click here.
- Externally financed. You are financed through a third party (this can be a department, foundation or other institutions/persons). This is typically the enrolment form applied by PhD students affiliated with Aalborg University Hospital.
For more information regarding enrolment as a PhD student while beeing employed at Aalborg University Hospital please contact Christina Elmer.
If you have not applied for a PhD stipend, you must apply the application for enrolment found here.