The PhD Programme:
The PhD programme offered by Aarhus School of Architecture is an internationally recognised researcher training programme. This independent programme supplements the Master’s Degree Programme. PhD students at the school carry out an independent PhD project under the guidance of experienced researchers, while being part of the school’s research environment.
More about the PhD Programme
The highest academic degree awarded by Aarhus School of Architecture is a doctorate. A doctoral thesis or doctoral dissertation is a major academic work on which the doctorate is based. A public defence of the thesis is mandatory.
A doctorate is awarded in recognition of the author’s scientific maturity and insight, and because the author has made a significant contribution to the development of research through his dissertation.
Persons who hold a Master’s degree or a PhD degree within the subject areas of Aarhus School of Architecture are entitled to submit a doctoral dissertation for assessment.
Guidelines for the doctorate (pdf in Danish)