Applications will be assessed by an expert selection committee, and applicants will receive the committee’s assessment of, and response to, their application approximately 3 months after the application deadline.
|Deadline||Assessment||Decision informed to applicants||Earliest start date*|
|12 September 2023||September- November||Expected late November 2023||1 February 2024|
|Start February 2024||February-April||Expected late April 2024||1 September 2024|
*The start date depends on various factors, e.g. final enrolment requirements/details, getting a study- and residence permit (international students), etc.
The assessment of the application comprises an overall assessment of the applicant and his or her qualifications. Particular weight is attached to the project proposal, the grades obtained by the applicant in the study programme, and to whether the applicant, during the study programme or in another manner, has displayed special skills in writing major papers, e.g. a thesis.
The final decision on enrolment will be taken by the head of the Graduate School on the basis of the assessed quality of the project and applicant’s ability to successfully complete the PhD project on time.
The next general call is expected to open January 2024.
The biannual open application rounds will occur expectedly in the period start January - start February and 1 August - medio September.
If you submit more than one application for the same call, Aarhus BSS Graduate School reserves the right to assess the last application received. The other application(s) will be considered as drafts and deleted.