PhD General Call Aarhus BSS

PhD General Call Aarhus BSS

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15 Jan 18 Feb Aarhus

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Aarhus BSS Graduate School invites applications for admission to the PhD programme

Job description

Aarhus BSS encompasses a wide range of academic disciplines and outstanding research environments within the fields of business and social sciences. Approximately 250 students are enrolled across the Graduate Schools 7 PhD Programmes, with about 60 new students from around the world entering each year. The school offers international and high level PhD programmes that qualify you for a carreer both within academia as well as the private and public sector.

A number of PhD positions are available within the following areas of business and social sciences:

To access the application form, click on the relevant link above.


Aarhus University


You can read more about how to apply in the application guide and find the rules and regulations of the PhD education here.

The following criteria are decisive in the assessment of the candidates:

  • the applicant’s academic qualifications (assessed on the basis of the qualifying degree)
  • the quality and relevance of the project proposal
  • the applicant’s level of academic aptitude and assessed ability to complete the project within the framework of the PhD programme

You can read more about the assessment procedure and committees appointed by the dean here. Please note that for applications to the programme for Psychology and Behavioural Science, the criteria for assessment are specified here.

Applicants are very much encouraged to supply documentation as to how they rank compared to their class (both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees). This may for example be in the form of a letter from your University stating either how you rank as an individual student compared to other students the year you graduated ("ranks as no. 6 out of 111" or "ranks as among the best 8 percent") or if that is not possible, general information from your University as to how grades were distributed in the year of your graduation, will be appreciated.

Please note that Aarhus BSS Graduate School reserves the right to evaluate the applications on the basis of the documentation received before deadline, and you will not necessarily be asked for further documentation. Furthermore, Aarhus BSS Graduate School reserves the right to reject application that do not comply with the limitations as stated in the application guide (see link above).

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply irrespective of personal background.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 4 year.

Aarhus University offers good conditions of enrollment.


Aarhus University

Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 39,000 students, including 1,800 PhD students, and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 884 million. Learn more about the PhD programmes at Aarhus University at


  • PhD
  • Economics; Behaviour and society; Law; Natural sciences
  • University graduate
  • Campaign Aarhus PhD



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