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DTU Aqua has its own PhD School with approximately 45 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
Find specific information about enrollment etc in DTU's PhD Guide 

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

Current PhD projects

The PhD students at DTU Aqua are engaged within a wide range of project themes. 
See current PhD projects at DTU Aqua

Previous PhD projects

See list of PhD theses

Vacant PhD positions

If you are interested in a PhD position at DTU Aqua, vacant PhD positions are advertised regularly.
See vacancies at DTU Aqua



Head of PhD School
Ken Haste Andersen

PhD Secretary 
Karin Stubgaard
Ph. +45 40 48 68 82

PhD Projects at DTU Aqua