Project possibilities for bachelor and master students

At DTU Aqua you can make bachelor projects, special courses and master thesis projects within aquaculture, fisheries, oceanography and management of aquatic resources.

How to get started

You may find inspiration for bachelor projects, special courses or master thesis projects from the project suggestions below.

If you have a project idea yourself, you are welcome to contact a supervisor directly in order to formulate another topic, perhaps with an external supervisor from the industry.

All student projects must be based on a project contract with a supervisor.


Student projects at DTU Aqua Deadline Posted
Area: København og omegn
Project in marine larval culture

  Project in marine larval culture – at the cutting edge of European eel hatchery technology Background: We welcome students, who are interested in an...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 08 Jan
Posted: 23 Sep
08 Jan
23 Sep
Area: Nordjylland
Master thesis in fisheries technology

Reducing the environmental impact of the brown shrimp (Crangon crangon) fishery Background: The thesis will be part of an ongoing research project coordinated...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 15 Jan
Posted: 17 Sep
15 Jan
17 Sep
Area: Nordjylland
Deadline: 14 Sep
Posted: 19 Aug
14 Sep
19 Aug
Area: København og omegn
The use of concrete as bio receptive mat...

Reef restoration and the development of artificial reefs that provide important marine habitats and act as coastal protection offer an interesting engineering...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Feb
Posted: 10 Jul
01 Feb
10 Jul
Area: København og omegn
The importance of mussel reefs for the a...

Aim: The objective of this study is to examine the importance of mussel reefs for marine fishes.Specifically, it is hypothesized that mussel reefs host more...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 30 Sep
Posted: 24 Jun
30 Sep
24 Jun
Area: København og omegn
Restoration of marine boulder reefs -- a...

Aim: The aim is to identify types of restored boulder reefs that maximize fish abundance and diversity. Specifically, the project will compare fish abundance...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 31 Aug
Posted: 24 Jun
31 Aug
24 Jun
Area: Nordjylland
Early-life exposure to shelters and trou...

There is increasing evidence showing that stimuli-deprived rearing systems (i.e. barren tanks/ponds) do not support good welfare in captive fish.  Environmental...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 15 Jul
Posted: 08 Apr
15 Jul
08 Apr
Area: København og omegn
Marine migration of anadromous brown tro...

Aim: The aim of this study is to map the migration and temperature exposure of adult brown trout in the marine environment. Data will reveal if brown trout are...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 31 Oct
Posted: 06 Mar
31 Oct
06 Mar
Area: Nordjylland
Establishing a fishery for Greater weeve...

Greater weever (Trachinus draco) is a demersal fish species that is found in shallow (1-30 m) coastal waters throughout Europe. It is typically found on sandy...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 09 Mar
Posted: 06 Mar
09 Mar
06 Mar
Area: København og omegn
Fisheries Ecology Ecophysiology Collabo...

The results of this growth trial of juvenile fish will provide a mechanistic understanding of what the environmental drivers of growth and production are. ...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Aug
Posted: 30 Jan
01 Aug
30 Jan
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