PhD Students

C1. Enrolled PhD students, 2014-2017

Number 2014 2015 2016 2017
Arts 250 267 278 292
Science and Technology 695 673 625 649
Health 644 665 656 626
Aarhus BSS 238 240 222 231
Aarhus University, total 1,827 1,845 1,781 1,798
Of whom admitted on the basis of Bachelor’s degree (4+4 and 3+5 schemes)
Arts 87 80 66 68
Science and Technology 242 244 201 192
Health 57 73 87 89
Aarhus BSS 35 37 30 30
Aarhus University, total 421 434 384 379

C2. Approved PhD dissertations 2014-2017

Number 2014 2015 2016 2017
Arts 64 52 59 64
Science and Technology 210 215 189 169
Health 170 139 168 168
Aarhus BSS 46 65 81 51
Aarhus University, total 490 471 497 452

C3. Newly admitted PhD students 2014-2017

Number 2014 2015 2016 2017
Arts 66 71 80 88
Science and Technology 164 221 160 200
Health 166 163 171 147
Aarhus BSS 55 73 62 72
Aarhus University, total 451 528 473 507
Of whom admitted on the basis of Bachelor’s degree
(4+4 and 3+5 schemes)
Arts 16 13 14 16
Science and Technology 50 62 36 37
Health 18 20 21 19
Aarhus BSS 8 5 6 10
Aarhus University, total 92 100 77 82

C4. Other key figures relating to PhD students in 2017

Year Arts Science and Technology Health Aarhus BSS Total
Age on completion of programme (median) 36 30 35 30 32
Effective time to degree 5+3 scheme* 3.4 3.1 3.3 3.2 3.2
Effective time to degree 4+4 scheme* 5.0 4.0 4.6 4.1 4.3
Effective time to degree 3+5 scheme* - 5.0 - - 5.0
Number Arts Science and Technology Health Aarhus BSS Total
PhD students, women 168 275 411 116 970
PhD students, men 124 374 215 115 828
Newly enrolled Industrial PhD students - 10 1 - 11
Active Industrial PhD students 2 22 5 4 33

*Effective time to degree defined by Universities Denmark’s statistical service.