PhD programme courses

The Department of Political Science offers a methodological program with the following courses:

1. Social Research as a Craft (offered in cooperation with the Department of Political Science, University of Southern Denmark, spring semester, open to PhD students from all universities)

2. Case Selection (Open to PhD students from all universities, spring semester - not offered spring 2017)

3. Causal Oriented Qualitative Case-Studies (Open to PhD students from all universities, fall semester)

4. Advanced Quantitative Methods (open to Master and PhD students at the department, spring semester)

5. Advanced Qualitative Methods: Collection and Analysis of Text (open to master and PhD students at the department, fall semester)


For a more detailed description of the courses scheduled for 2017, please follow the link(s) below. More courses will be added as details are finalised, so keep checking this page.

  • Causal case study methodology

CUL PhD courses

In addition to these courses, PhD students at Aarhus BSS Graduate School can participate in pedagogic courses offered by the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CUL). Please see the range of courses at


PhD course on planning, presentation techniques and teaching



Så tilmeld dig det gratis ph.d.-kursus, som udbydes af Center for Undervisning og Læring (CUL) ved Aarhus BSS. Læs mere om tidspunkter og tilmelding på centrets website:



Then sign up for the free PhD course offered by the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CUL), Aarhus BSS. Read more about the course, dates and registration at CUL's website:




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Revised 22.08.2017