The Department of Biology is one of the largest at the Faculty of Natural Sciences housing 207 staff members and more than 450 enrolled students including 40-60 PhD students.
The department conducts both basic and applied research across a range of biological disciplines. Currently, research at the department is organized in 5 sections and PhD programs are anchored at one of these sections but may include significant aspects at other groups within the University.
Details of the research activities currently underway at these sections are available following this link: https://bio.au.dk/en/research/
Research facilities available
Approx. number of PhD students:
If you have a talent for research, it is possible to continue your studies and achieve a PhD degree. The Department of Biology offers an active and inspiring environment for young researchers and has approx. 60 PhD students; about half of them are from abroad.
Most of the Department's scientists have large international networks and therefore good opportunities for working together with foreign scientists and establish contacts which can form the basis for postdoc studies abroad.
Here you can read about the research groups at the Department of Biology, and what topics they are working with: https://bio.au.dk/en/research/research-areas/