Laboratory work.


DTU Aqua has its own PhD School with approximately 50 PhD students enrolled. 

About the PhD programme

The PhD programme is a three year research education designed to train scientists at an international level. Further to producing an independent scientific project, the program includes a study programme corresponding to 30 ECTS, external research stay and teaching and dissemination activities. Finally, the PhD programme includes a public PhD defense. 

For further information about the PhD education at DTU, please refer to DTU’s web site and the DTU PhD Guide.
Find general information about the PhD programme at DTU

Research areas

DTU Aqua is a research-based institute within the field of aquatic and fisheries research. The institute attracts highly qualified and motivated researchers from all over the world. 
For inspiration for future research projects or further information about DTU Aqua, please read more about our research areas.

Read more about DTU Aquas research areas

Vacant PhD positions

Vacant PhD positions are advertised at our website.
See vacancies at DTU Aqua

Current PhD projects

See current PhD projects at DTU Aqua

PhD defences

Find announcement of PhD defences under News

PhD theses

See list of PhD theses from DTU Aqua



Head of PhD School
Professor David Lusseau

PhD Secretary 
Susan Zumbach Johannesen

PhD Projects at DTU Aqua