DTU Systems Biology is a research-based department with some of the most cited researchers in Denmark who are also world leading in their fields. Current research topics include cellular, molecular and structural biology, bioinformatics, computational biology, industrial biotechnology, biomedicine and health.
Why should you become a PhD student at DTU Systems Biology?
As a PhD student at DTU Systems Biology, you will be part of an international research environment. DTU Systems Biology attracts highly qualified and motivated researchers, teachers and students from all over the world. 30 different nationalities are represented among the staff. The department has around 100 PhD students, and our PhD school is highly prioritized at the Department. The PhD school includes the PhD's of the department of Systems Biology as well as DTU Biosustain. We have a number of activities for PhD students at out PhD school including a three day introductory course, a PhD Club and seminars to strengthen motivation and cooperation across research groups among PhD students.
Research is conducted by a staff consisting of about 100 faculty members, approximately 30 post-doctoral fellows and visiting scientists. A well-established laboratory infrastructure and a range of highly qualified technicians contribute to an excellent research environment.
How do you become PhD student at DTU Systems Biology?
National as well as international candidates may apply for the programme. We are seeking highly qualified candidates with good grades and a focused interest in research. The PhD programme is a learning process where the PhD student learns to perform research under guidance. It is therefore important to establish a personal contact with a researcher before applying for the PhD programme.
To find the right professor or associate professor for your resaerch interests or idea for a project we recommend that you read more about the research groups at our Department.