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Honours programme

The Research & Innovation Honours Programme is a challenging extracurricular programme of 30 ECTS (2 years) aimed at Master’s degree students at Health looking for an additional skill set within research and research-based innovation.

All activities are anchored in interdisciplinary collaboration and if you are ambitious, curious and motivated we invite you to take part in a programme that introduces you to health science research and innovation in collaboration with partners from academia, the public health sector, and the private business community.

We offer:

  1. An extracurricular programme preparing you for a career in research and innovation
  2. Training in interdisciplinary collaboration and feedback
  3. Translational skills like project management, communication, ideation, and facilitation
  4. Soft skills like creativity, critical thinking, initiative, and collaboration
  5. Tools to collaborate on creating solutions and acting on research and development needs
  6. Networking opportunities
  7. A unique graduate profile and career advantage

The programme combines training with workshops and peer feedback sessions and is tailored to your interests via the individual project (20 ECTS) at the heart of the programme.

Enrolment 2021


More information to follow soon.

Enrolment 2019 & 2020

Research & Innovation Honours Programme

Faculty of Health, Aarhus University offers the most talented and motivated students an additional academic package on top of their Master’s program, a 30 ECTS Research & Innovation Honours Programme (two years). 

Students enrolled in the Honours Programme can choose between two tracks: Innovation Track or Research Track. Get an overview of joint interdisciplinary activities and track specific activities.