The Doctoral School in Medicine, Biomedical Science and Technology

Welcome to the Doctoral School In Medicine, Biomedical Science and Technology at Aalborg University

Established as an independent unit in 2011 The Doctoral School is responsible for developing the Faculty of Medicine's PhD studies and ensuring their quality. 

In the final quarter of 2019 the Doctoral School has more than 210 enrolled PhD students at two Departments.

The Department of Health Science and Technology

The Department of Clinical Medicine - located at Aalborg University Hospital

The Doctoral School has a strong focus on developing research and developing research talents. A full "process" of talent development is seen in the elements covered by the Doctoral School. This ranges from the research year available to master students, the 4+4 PhD program, the Industrial PhD program and the ordinary PhD program.

Daily management of the Doctoral School is undertaken by the PhD Study Director, Pascal Madeleine

Doctoral programs

All programs endorse the 2030 vision of the Faculty of Medicine. Digital health is a core competence of the seven PhD programs with focus spanning from biomedicine, biomedical engineering, clinical specializations, physiotherapy, public health, and sport sciences to mention a few. All PhD programs organize scientific activities for PhD students and supervisors and provide specific mandatory PhD courses

Read more about our programs by clickning the links below


Read more about the organization and memers of the PhD board here

Contact Information


Kroghstræde 1, 2nd floor, Room 3021

9220 Aalborg East

Phone: +45 9940 9638


The Department of Clinical Medicine: Ruth Klitte

The Department of Health Science and Technology: Bettina Wedde

Information regarding financial matters, PhDmanager and PhD courses: Maria Bredvig

Information regarding, statistical reports, the Ministerial Order and good scientific practice: Helen Kjerstein Kristensen

Information regarding career developement, DISC,  the research year, qualification year, industrial PhD, good scientific practice, VBN - thesis submission: Kristian Østergaard Sørensen