Ph.D. On Campus

Public Health

Aarhus University

36 months
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Public Health Science at Aarhus University 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 at Aarhus University 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: 

  • General Practice
  • Applied Public Health Research
  • Arctic Health and Molecular Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Health
  • Exercise Biology
  • Mental Public Health
  • Environment, Work and Health
  • Patient Involvement Interventions
  • Social Medicine and Rehabilitation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal information
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Academic background 
  • Financing - indicate sources and amounts of possible financial support, if any. Also, please see the "Financing and prospective supervisors" section above.
  • Plan of study
  • Project description for open calls (½-4 pages) - describe your ideas and research plans for your project. 
  • References 
  • Motivation

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.


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