Admission Requirements and Application

We are looking for highly qualified candidates with high grades and a focused interest in research

You can document a relevant scientific degree with good grades. Likely candidates  may come from the ranks of civil engineers or have degrees in e.g. physics, biology, or mathematics.

National as well as international candidates may apply for the programme. 

Contact us before applying

Please note that it is a mandatory requirement, that all PhD applicants have been in dialogue with the prospective supervisor before an application can be submitted for evaluation.

Once you have found a potential supervisor, you need to contact them to evaluate your chance of becoming a PhD student within the given research area.

Read more about application, admission and admission requirements

PhD opportunities at DTU Physics

At the Department of Physics we are always interested in increasing the numbers of skilled PhD students.

We suggest that you frequently check the possible vacant positions on our main site as well as the sites of the research group.

Find vacant PhD positions at DTU Physics


Jane Hvolbæk Nielsen
Head of Department, Professor
DTU Physics
+45 45 25 32 22