The programme covers a wide range of theoretical and experimental areas within Computer Science and Bioinformatics:
The programme is affiliated with the Department of Computer Science, which has around 1000 students and 150 employees. The department houses a wide range of world-class research groups.
Please see our information for prospective students.
Before you apply, please have a look at the relevant research pages listed above and read the application guidelines, which specify required documentation.
Research-related questions should be directed at the relevant research leader. General questions about PhD studies, admission etc. should be directed at head of programme Anders Møller or PhD Administrator Henriette Gammelgaard Farup. Please note that your application must be completed via the online application system to be valid.
After graduation, many of our students are employed in the IT industry in the Aarhus area, which includes companies such as Google, Uber, Systematic, and Trifork, however many choose to seek opportunities internationally, or obtain academic positions either in Denmark or abroad.
Except for Bioinformatics, all research groups are located in the IT-City of Katrinebjerg, Aarhus.
There is close collaboration with the Department of Information and Media Sciences, the Alexandra Institute, and numerous IT companies. The Bioinformatics activities are located at the main AU campus.
79 PhD students are currently enrolled at CS: