The Graduate School, Arts offers doctoral education for the research disciplines of the Faculty of Arts within all areas of the humanities, theology and education studies.
Research and research training cover both classical humanities disciplines such as classical archaeology and art history as well as new, interdisciplinary research areas such as cognition, IT and international area studies. The Graduate School has extensive research collaboration with public institutions and the private sector.
This site provides you with information about the graduate school and its programmes and courses, current open calls, the PhD degree structure, application procedures requirements, financing, conditions of employment, contacts etc. Please find more information in the menu on the left.
The electronic application form varies depending on the funding and PhD degree programme (4+4 or 5+3 scheme).
If you wish to apply for a PhD degree programme at the Graduate School, Arts, please see our application guide before you apply. Find more information about the eight PhD programmes at the Graduate School here.
The Graduate School, Arts offers two degree programmes:
(4-year integrated Master with SU-PhD scholarship)
For further information on our PhD degree programmes please see this page.
If you wish to enroll in the PhD degree programme at the Graduate School, Arts, you should pay attention to the following:
Your previous education decides which type of scholarship you can apply for:
Carlsbergfondet giver en særlig håndsrækning med finansiering af 45 ’Carlsberg Foundation Humanities PhD Fellowships’. 15 af dem bliver ved Faculty of Arts.
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Staff members, including PhD students, employed in a Ukrainian Higher Education Institution (HEI) who have fled Ukraine due to the Russian aggression are eligible to apply for an Erasmus+ grant of up to 60 days’ duration at Aarhus University.
For further information please see this page.
If you would like to apply for a Novo-Mads-Øvlisen scholarship/fellowship please see:
Making an agreement with a University College is a prerequisite for submitting an application for prequalification at the Danish School of Education (DPU). Please note that DPU’s internal deadline for applications for prequalification is typically two months prior to the official deadline in the PhD Council, and the deadline of the University College is typically in January/February.
If you would like to apply for a PhD fellowship from the PhD Council for Educational Research please see: https://phdraadetforuddannelsesforskning.dk/
If you would like to apply for a New Carlsberg Foundation scholarship/fellowship please see: