We strive towards attracting the best PhD students worldwide and give them the best opportunities to succeed. With over 60 PhD students enrolled at the Center from all over the world, we offer an international environment with a lot of social activities, good mentoring agreements and top-notch lab equipment.

Copenhagen Bioscience PhD Programme 

Every year, The Novo Nordisk Foundation's high-profile PhD fellowship programme 'Copenhagen Bioscience PhD Programme' accepts new students. Read more at the program homepage.

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Center Stipends

DTU Biosustain has allocated funds for a number of PhD Stipends in association with activities conducted in our Scientific Sections and Research Groups. Vacant stipends will be posted under Current Vacancies.

DTU Biosustain PhD School

DTU Biosustain has its own PhD school. Read more about the school, its activities and how to apply here. 

PhD's at DTU Biosustain

PhD School


Morten Nørholm
Senior Researcher
DTU Biosustain
+45 45 25 80 26


Rebeca Thostrup
PhD Administrative Coordinator
DTU Biosustain
+45 93 51 19 20