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PhD Programme at DTU Compute

DTU's PhD programme is a 3-year research education. You have to carry out an independent scientific project ending up in a written thesis and a defence of your PhD project.

If you consider a PhD degree at DTU Compute, we suggest that you take a look at our research fields. DTU Compute often offers pre-defined projects. You'll find the pre-defined PhD projects under vacant jobs.

PhD students at DTU Compute are associated with the DTU Compute PhD School. DTU Compute educates each year between 25-30 PhDs. The PhD School offers courses in computer science and applied mathematics. The PhD School is organized:

  • Head of PhD School: Kim Knudsen, Scientific Computing section.
  • Vice head of PhD School: Christian D. Jensen, Cyber Security section.
  • PhD School coordinator: Pia Lauridsen.

You are welcome to contact the PhD administration at DTU Compute:


Kim Knudsen
Associate professor
DTU Compute
+45 45 25 30 26


Christian D. Jensen
Associate Professor
DTU Compute
+45 45 25 37 24


Pia Lauridsen
DTU Compute
+45 45 25 37 23