Key figures for PhD students

C1. PhD students enrolled 2012-2015

Number as at 31 December 2012 2013 2014 2015
Arts 275 236 250 267
Science and Technology 753 756 695 673
Health 645 639 644 665
Aarhus BSS 227 244 238 240
Aarhus University, total 1,900 1,875 1,827 1,845
Of whom admitted on the basis of a Bachelor’s degree (4+4 and 3+5 schemes)
Arts 97 81 87 80
Science and Technology 282 262 242 244
Health 15 33 57 73
Aarhus BSS 40 38 35 37
Aarhus University, total 434 414 421 434

C2. Approved PhD dissertations 2012-2015

Number 2012 2013 2014 2015
Arts 45 61 64 52
Science and Technology 165 181 210 215
Health 110 138 170 139
Aarhus BSS 50 58 46 65
Aarhus University, total 370 438 490 471

C3. Newly admitted PhD students 2012-2015

Number 2012 2013 2014 2015
Arts 52 72 66 71
Science and Technology 202 199 164 221
Health 165 203 166 163
Aarhus BSS 72 74 55 73
Aarhus University, total 491 548 451 528
Of whom admitted on the basis of a Bachelor’s degree (4+4 and 3+5 schemes)
Arts 18 14 16 13
Science and Technology 56 49 50 62
Health 12 21 18 20
Aarhus BSS 6 8 8 5
Aarhus University, total 92 92 92 100

C4. Other key figures relating to PhD students in 2015

Year Arts Science and Technology Health Aarhus BSS Total
Age at graduation (median) 35 30 35 34 32
Effective duration of studies 5+3 scheme * 3,5 3,1 3,3 3,1 3,2
Effective duration of studies 4+4 scheme * 4.5 4.0 4.2 4.0 4.1
Effective duration of studies 3+5 scheme * - 4,9 - 1 4,9
Number
PhD students, women 165 259 411 120 955
PhD students, men 102 414 254 120 890
Newly enrolled industrial PhD students 1 6 4 3 14
Active industrial PhD students** 5 10 8 16 39

* Effective duration of studies defined by Universities Denmark’s statistical service. This definition differs from previous calculations of degree completion times

** The definition of active industrial PhD students follows Universities Denmark’s definition of active students, and the figure is calculated as at 31 December of the year in question.