INDEPENDENT RESEARCH WORK
PhD studies at AAU are focused on training researchers. Therefore, you will conduct independent research under supervision and participate actively in the research environments at Aalborg University during your PhD studies.
PHD COURSES AND CONFERENCES
In the course of the programme you must attend and complete PhD courses corresponding to 30 ECTS or six months of work. You have an opportunity of participating in courses that will not take place at Aalborg University. However, the courses must be at PhD level and be relevant for the project in question. You can also earn ECTS credits by participating actively at conferences. All courses and conferences must be planned in cooperation with your assigned supervisor.
During the programme you will need to participate actively in various research environments, both at Aalborg University and at other universities. We recommend a stay abroad as part of your PhD studies.
TEACHING AND DISSEMINATION OF KNOWLEDGE
During your PhD studies you will acquire experience and knowledge on the teaching and dissemination of scientific knowledge. In this context, you have the opportunity of teaching at the University.
PREPARATION OF YOUR THESIS
In preparing your final PhD thesis, you must demonstrate your ability to apply the scientific methods that belong to your field. The thesis must meet international research standards within that field.