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Apply for a Research Year

There are two annual open calls, one in the spring semester and one in the autumn semester. When there is an open call it is advertised here.

To apply for a research year, you must be enrolled at Aarhus University in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree programme in either Medicine or Odontology.

To be enrolled as a research year student, you must apply for enrolment and have your project approved and financed. 

In our open calls you apply for either enrolment only or for both enrolment and scholarship. 

Before you apply, please consult our application guide to learn about our online application form and mandatory elements of the application.  

All research year applications are evaluated based on material submitted within the deadline, using the assessment criteria for research year applications. Please notice that your application will be rejected if one or more mandatory elements are not received within the deadline.

When all applications have been assessed by the Research Year/Student Research Committee, you get a reply to your application (see the timeline below).

2022: Timeline for Research Year applications for enrolment and scholarship

Call Deadline Reply Starting date
15/3-19/4-2022 19/4-2022 Mid-June 2022 1/9-2022
15/9-17/10-2022 17/10-2022 Mid-December 2022 1/2-2023

From the application round in April 2020, research year students can no longer postpone their starting date.  Meaning, applicants offered a research year in the April application round must start the first coming 1 September. And applicants in the October application round must start the first coming 1 February.