Ph.D. On Campus

Public Health

Aarhus University

36 months
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Public Health Science focuses on occurrence, distribution, causes and consequences of health and diseases in the population. It also includes the study of health promotion, prevention, rehabilitation, health and social services, drugs in sports and body cultural phenomena.



  • Public Health Science comprises an important part of the scientific foundation for health and wellbeing in the population.
  • Public Health Science is a broad, interdisciplinary field with an interface to other areas of health science, including biostatistics, medicine, biomedical and clinical research. Public Health Science includes specialised disciplines, based on epidemiological, statistical, biomedical, physical-chemical, psychological, social science, sport science and human research methods.

Programme Structure

Courses may include: 

  • Basic Biostatistics - part 1 and 2
  • Responsible Conduct of Research
  • Welcome to the PhD study

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

In order to be enrolled as a PhD student, you must apply for enrolment and have your project approved and financed. You need to have a relevant Danish Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in order to be enrolled. If you hold another degree, an equivalence assessment can form the basis for enrolment. 

You apply through our online form when there is an open call. All our application rounds are open – in the way that the topic(s)/supervisors are not decided by the graduate school.

  • Five pages project description 
  • Master's degree diploma and transcripts of records
  • CV
  • Motivation and competences
  • Initial PhD plan
  • Recommendation from main supervisor 

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Aarhus

6639 - 10051 DKK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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