Course Health - Welcome to the PhD study


Course leader: Mia Maychrzak

Language: English

Graduate school: Faculty of Health

Course fee: 0.00 DKK

Status: Course is open for application

Semester: Fall 2023

Application deadline: 30/10/2023

Start date: 06/11/2023

Administrator: Johanne Gregor Nielsen

The course, A1000/89 Welcome to the PhD study, is being offered by the Graduate School of Health, Aarhus University, 2023.

Criteria for participation: Enrolment as or soon to be enroled as PhD student at Health, Aarhus University.

Aim: Introduction event for all newly enrolled PhD students at Health, Aarhus University.

The Graduate School of Health wishes to welcome all newly enrolled PhD students to the PhD programme, and to give PhD students the opportunity to meet and interact with fellow PhD students and AU representatives from fields relevant during the PhD programme.

Content: Welcome presentations followed by a “walk and talk” session with information stands.


  • Introduction to the Graduate School of Health
  • PhD Student Counselling
  • AU Library 
  • Key points and services & demonstration of the PhD Planner system
  • AU Career PhD & JR

Example of information stands:

  • The PhD association
  • International Academic Staff Service (IAS)
  • Corporate relations
  • Technology Transfer Office (TTO)
  • Research support office (grant applications)
  • Data Management
  • Biostatistical Advisory Service (BIAS)
  • International Medical Cooperation Committee (IMCC),
  • The Kitchen

Workload: The full workload of the course is expected to be 4,5 hours.

Instructors: Head of the Graduate School Helene Nørrelund, representative from the PhD Career and Junior Researcher unit, PhD student member of the PhD Association, representative from International Academic Staff Services (IAS), representative from the External Relations Office, representative from the Research Support Office, representatives from the Graduate School of Health, representative from Biostatistical Advisory Service (BIAS), representative(s) from IMCC Research Exchange, PhD student counsellor Ebba Nexø, Senior Advisor at AU Library Annette Balle Sørensen.

Venue: Preben Hornung and Mogen Zieler stuen, The Conference Centre, Fredrik Nielsens Vej 4, 8000 Aarhus C

Course dates:

  • 06 November 2023 09:00 - 13:00