PhD Association

The PhD Association at Aarhus BSS (PHABUSS) is a faculty level PhD association established on June 17 2013 at its statutory general assembly. The aim of PHABUSS is to represent the common interests of PhD students enrolled at Aarhus BSS Graduate School in different bodies at Aarhus University, including the faculty level PhD committee and the university-wide PhD association, AUPA. An equally important goal of PHABUSS is to increase inter-departmental communication to increase the sharing of ideas and best practices across the different programmes.

The main objectives of PHABUSS is the following

  1. To discuss important issues concerning the Aarhus BSS Graduate School
  2. To engage in the work of the Aarhus BSS Graduate School PhD Committee
  3. To help PhD students at the departments of the faculty in matters concerning their work and organization
  4. To provide information relevant to PhD students at Aarhus BSS
  5. To make statements regarding overall questions of relevance for the PhD students at Aarhus BSS

The work of PHABUSS is carried out by its board, which consists of one representative from each programme at Aarhus BSS Graduate School and a number of alternates. Board members are elected for a period of one year at the annual general assembly, which is held in January. The general assembly is open for all PhD students enrolled at Aarhus BSS Graduate School and any PhD student from Aarhus BSS Graduate School is eligible for a place on the board. The board convenes before every meeting in the faculty level PhD committee, usually four times a year.

The board of PHABUSS for 2023 consists of the following members:

If you have any inquiries for the board, please feel free to contact your local representative or either the president or vice-president via e-mail.