Doctoral School of Social Sciences

The overall purpose of the Doctoral School of Social Sciences is to ensure a doctoral study programme of high quality within the academic areas of research and education at The Faculty of Social Sciences, Aalborg University.

The Doctoral School sets the framework for an active national and international doctoral study programme, where the PhD student in dialogue with supervisor and colleagues completes an independent scientific project resulting in a PhD thesis.

Through the project the PhD student will obtain competencies within research, lecturing and knowledge dissemination that will qualify him/her to work with research and development tasks in e.g. private companies, governmental research institutions, NGOs or at a university as a researcher.

The Doctoral School of Social Sciences is continuously developing and improving the framework for the PhD programme through 7 doctoral programmes.

See: Strategic action plan for the Doctoral School of Social Sciences at Aalborg University 2016-2021

Fulbright scholarships 2018/19

Fulbright offers scholarships for Danish citizens only.

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Fellowships for Hong Kong

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) aims at attracting PhD students with a master's degree to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong's institutions.

Read more about Hong Kong PhD Fellowship scheme (Hkpfs)


The Doctoral School of Social Sciences
Fibigerstraede 5
9220 Aalborg East

Tel.: +45 9940 7029