Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University, Denmark - PhD Scholarships

Arts PhD Scholarships – GSA, Aarhus University

Graduate School of Arts, Aarhus University, Denmark offered scholarships for 8 PhD programmes in the various disciplines of arts and science

Eligibility for the Scholarships

The PhD student must complete the studies in accordance with the current regulations for the PhD degree programme, currently the Ministerial Order of 27 August 2013 on the PhD degree programme at the Universities: http://phd.arts.au.dk/applicants/thephddegreeprogramme/

Description of the Graduate School’s PhD degree programme (4+4 and 5+3): http://phd.arts.au.dk/applicants/phdstudystructure/

Rules and regulations for the PhD degree programme at the Graduate School at Arts: http://phd.arts.au.dk/applicants/thephddegreeprogramme/

How to Apply

The most important part of the application for admission to a PhD degree programme at the Faculty of Arts is your own project description. The project description explains the research project you propose to conduct as a PhD student in some detail, and it outlines the research plan. The project description must also explain the research project you propose to conduct within the larger project if you apply for one of the specific calls.  

The project description must meet certain formal requirements. Please see the “Guidelines for electronic application” and “Preparing a PhD Project“.

For more details, see the how to apply guidelines and FAQ

If you require academic guidance regarding your application for a SU PhD scholarship/PhD fellowship please contact the relevant PhD programme director: http://phd.arts.au.dk/about-us/contact/

The application can be written in both Danish and English.

All applicants must document English language qualifications comparable to an ‘English B level’ in the Danish upper secondary school (‘gymnasium’). Please see this page for further information: http://phd.arts.au.dk/applicants/english-test/  

Applications for the SU PhD scholarships/PhD fellowships and enrolment in the PhD degree programme can only be submitted via Aarhus University’s web-based facility.

Guidelines for the application facility: http://phd.arts.au.dk/applicants/how-to-apply/

Calls, Deadline – Calendar Details

The call will be announced on the web one month before the application deadline. The application form will be available at the same time as the call.

All applicants will get a reply. If the deadline for reply (see below) has passed and you have not heard from us please check your spam filter for our e-mail before contacting the PhD administration. 

Application DeadlineMarch / October
ReplyJune / December
Enrolment StartSeptember / February

About the Fellowships

A number of fully funded SU PhD scholarships (4+4) and PhD fellowships (5+3) are announced at the Graduate School at Arts, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University provided the necessary funding is available. These scholarships/fellowships are available as of 1 February 2022 for a period of up to three years (5+3) and of up to four years (4+4). Candidates who are awarded the scholarship/fellowships must commence their PhD degree programme on 1 February 2022.

As a PhD student at the Graduate School of Arts you will be enrolled in one of the following 8 PhD programmes:

Each programme offers courses on its specific subject areas. If you are working on an interdisciplinary project, you are allowed to choose courses from different study programmes.

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