From student to researcher

The PhD programme at DTU is a three-year educational programme during which you receive grant-funded pay. It is a process of learning to perform research under guidance, with the objective of training you to conduct research according to international standards, contribute to research collaborations and prepare research results within the international research community.

A PhD programme consists of:

  • an independent research project.
  • a study programme totalling 30 ECTS credit points.
  • teaching and communication activities corresponding to roughly three months of work.
  • study/research at another institution in Denmark or abroad.
  • a doctoral thesis.
  • a public defence of the thesis.

PhD Courses

Course no.      Title Points (ECTS) Timetable group
10868 Methods in micro- and nanofabrication 5 OutsideSchedule
41690 Electron Microscopy and Analysis for Materials Research 5 E1B


Jette Rasmussen
PhD- and project coordinator
DTU Nanolab
+45 91 37 00 80