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Biological and Chemical Engineering

The Biological and Chemical Engineering PhD programme hosts approx. 40 PhD students. Focus is on applied research and we enjoy strong collaboration with the industry on core issues in all of our research areas.

Research facilities

Within the department, advanced laboratory facilities are available. Graduate students are expected to take part in developing novel equipment.

Collaboration with the industry also ensures access to state-of-the-art industrial R&D facilities.

Geographic location

The localisation strategy of the department aims to ensure that the educations and research activities are placed in the scientific environment to which they are most closely related.

The academic environment helps strengthen the growing cluster of technology, which is centered in Aarhus and ensure continued positive commercial development in the region.

Biological and Chemical Engineering is located at Aarhus University Campus and we also have research activities at Research Center Foulum (biosystems engineering) located one hour north-west of Aarhus.


Employment after graduation

Most engineering graduates take up a career in the industry or in consultancy; both are areas where project leadership is important, and this often becomes a stepping stone towards leadership.

Head of programme

Keld Lars Bak

Deputy Head of Department

Local Programme Secretary

Andreas Røge Jepsen

Secretariat Staff Member
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