Become a researcher

The Department of Environmental Science offers a PhD programme in Environmental Science. A PhD programme at The Department of Environmental Science is generally a four-year programme which includes 60 ECTS course work and a research project conducted under the supervision of a scientist at the department. The programme demands a high degree of independence and initiative on the part of the student.

Research at The Department of Environmental Science comprises a wide variety of studies, ranging from determining which substances and how much of these substances are present in a given sample to understanding and finding solutions to environmental problems caused by anthropogenic influences on the natural environment. The Department of Environmental Science offers PhD work within atmospheric science, (eco)toxicology, organic and inorganic environmental contaminant studies, biogeochemical studies, and includes field, analytical, and/or modelling approaches. Please browse our research pages for more information on our research topics and projects.

Positions are limited and announced on the the Department of Environmental Science web page four times per year (April, June, October and December) under PhD student positions. Contacts and instructions for how to apply are included in the announcements.



Qualifications/Entrance requirements

To be eligible for the PhD in Environmental Science, the applicant must have at least four years of full-time university studies, or equivalent, with a major in one of the natural sciences and at least 60 ECTS at the advanced level (second cycle), including at least 30 ECTS in an independent thesis project.

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