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the Graduate School, Arts

Introduction to Conceptual History

Target students:
Finnish and international PhD and advanced Master’s degree students from various academic fields.


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PhD Summer School in Social Sciences at University of Oslo

The Oslo Summer School in Comparative Social Science Studies 2018 offer 12 Postgraduate / PhD courses that aim to cover all of the academic disciplines within the social sciences.

23 July 2018 - 3 August 2018.


Upcoming PhD Courses and call for new members to the Research School on Peace and Conflict

Please be informed that the Research School on Peace and Conflict has announced a call for new members with the deadline 15 January 2018. You will find the call here:
More details about the Research School and membership are found here:

Please also note that the Research School has three upcoming PhD courses that are open for applications.

Ethnographic Fieldwork Methodology: Approaches, Tools and Ethics, PRIO 19-22 March 2018:

Security in the Arctic, UiT Kirkenes Campus 16-20 April 2018:

Dynamics of Armed Conflict, PRIO 7-11 May 2018:

Entrepreneurial training for Junior Researchers

Engaging Research expertise with societal change: Combining academic knowledge with value creation 

This course focuses on how to combine your academic knowledge and competences with value for society. Starting with your research domain and academic expertise you will explore the potential links to other areas of academia, industry, the public sector or to investigate becoming an entrepreneur.

Course outline

2 full teaching days:

  • 5 February 2018, 9.00-15.00
  • 19 March 2018,

For further information please see this page!

Junior Researchers at Aarhus University

A website for postdocs and assistant professors, including tenure track.

The website provides junior researchers at Aarhus University with information about the many resources and services available, including information on available courses and services to advance their professional development

Please see this page:

Get your message across – media training for AU researchers

How can you make sure your message gets across? Please see this page for further information.

AU Career PhD mentor programme

AU Mentor PhD is an offer to PhD students from all four faculties at Aarhus University (Arts, Business and Social Sciences, Health and Science & Technology). The overall goal of the mentor programme is to bring you and the business community closer together in order to ease your prospective transition from university to a career outside of academia.

The mentors are primarily former PhDs from AU, who are now working outside academia.

From January 2016 the mentor programme will be running once a year with the following deadlines:  

Application deadline: August 15th


October 15th

For more information and registration, check out AU Career PhD's webpage on the mentor programme. 

Career Talks

Are you more interested in a shorter engagement, AU Career PhD also offers Career Talks, which allows you to have a one-time meeting with a PhD profile now working outside academia. For more information, click here

Annual report 2016

Read more about the activities and organisation of the Graduate School, Arts in the Annual Report 2016

AU Dictionary - AU Translate

AU Communication has launched AU Dictionary, a new university terminology list. AU Dictionary can perform either Danish-English searches or English-Danish searches.

Translate from Danish to English by using AU Translate. AU Translate can be used to translate short texts.

PhD Career Counselling at Aarhus University

AU Career PhD offers career services incl. career counselling for PhD students at Aarhus University.

See this page for further information:

Perspektiver på kvalitet i ph.d.-forløb

Please find the Danish version on this page.

Doctoral supervision

Review of the handbook literature on doctoral supervision.

Søren S. E. Bengtsen, Centre for Teaching Development and Digital Media, Aarhus University   

Introduction to doctoral supervision for new doctoral supervisors

Obligatory Course for new doctoral supervisors at Arts. See this page for course dates and deadlines.


This page is meant for students already enrolled in a PhD programme. Are you looking for information about application or admission to one of our PhD programmes? Please see the link below:


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PhD Courses at Graduate School of Arts

Mon 01 May
00:00-00:00 | online course
Online Course in Web Archives and Web Archiving
Online course. Participation from work or from home, and at convenient time. Exact course starts are agreed between participants and course instructors, and the course may be offered more than once per year for different participants. More than 98% of the world's data are now digital. Large amounts of the data are represented on the web, where content is added, deleted and edited constantly and worldwide. Web archiving is the preservation of content, and may be done individually, as well as by large-scale web archiving initiatives. Contemporary studies in the humanities and social sciences need to make use of web archives where earlier documents or versions may be retrieved, and to preserve findings on the live web for future analysis and reference.
Mon 01 Jan
00:00-00:00 | Online
Online Course in Web Archives and Web Archiving
Exact course start-ups are agreed between participants and instructors - The course will provide an opportunity to build an understanding of how and why archived web content differs from analogous material (such as printed books), and to get significant hands-on experience with web archives and web archiving, based in a focus on your own specific research interests.

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