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the Graduate School, Arts

Academia now – next stop: Create your own job?


Host Institution: Arts - PhD House, bygn. 1586-114

Dates: Value Creation Workshop

  • Friday 31st March 2017, 8:30 – 10:30

Inspirational Talk

  • Friday 31st March 2017, 10:30 – 11:30


For futher information see this page

Summer School of Cultural Transformations

For this year’s summer school of cultural transformations they have planned a two-part format: the PhD-course on “Sensing Collectivities” and a workshop on “Thermal objects”.

Host Institution: Hamburg University, Germany

Dates: Part one: International Workshop Thermal Objects 14-15 June

Part two: Summer School Sensing Collectivities 16-18 June

For futher information please see this page

Introduction to Conceptual History

Summer School for Finnish and international PhD and advanced Master’s degree students from various academic fields.  

Dates: 8.-18.8.2017

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PhD Cup

The newspaper ‘Information’ will conduct PhD Cup in cooperation with DR and the Lundbeck Foundation.

The competition takes place on 20 April 2017.

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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.

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

Aarhus University has employed the first PhD career consultant, Vibeke Broe, to provide career counselling to PhD students.

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

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

Wed 14 Sep
00:00-00:00 | Campus Emdrup
Ph.d.-cafe - Et forskerforum for ph.d.-studerende, der forsker i udsatte grupper inden for social, psykologisk og/eller pædagogisk forskning med særligt fokus på etiske dilemmaer i forskningsprocessen
Thu 26 Jan
00:00-00:00 | Campus Aarhus
Empiriværkstedet - kursus i kvalitativ metode
26 January - 18 May 2017 - Empiriværkstedet er et interdisciplinært forum for analyse og diskussion af kvalitative empiriske forskningsprojekter.
Mon 27 Mar
12:00-15:00 | Aarhus University, Danish School of Education, Tuborgvej 164, 2400 Copenhagen NV, room D174
Bearing with strangers: Education and Politics of Inclusion
PhD defence: Morten Timmermann Korsgaard
Thu 30 Mar
14:00-17:00 | Aarhus University, Meeting Room 2, Building 1421, Fredrik Nielsens Vej 2, 8000 Aarhus C
Contemporary Chumash religion: The revitalization of indigenous tradition in Native California
PhD Defence: Ella Paldam
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