Single-Course English 5 ECTS

Research Immersion, DTU Chemistry, July

Overall Course Objectives

Through participation in a research project in a shorter period of time, the student will try to answer a question or solve a problem, which is connected to the work of the supervisor.The student will also gain general competencies, e.g. the ability to participate in a constructive mentor-mentee relationships and the ability to communicate science – in writing as well as orally.

Learning Objectives

  • Work in a focused and strategic manner to retrieve scientific literature
  • Read scientific articles and extract information of relevance to a scientific project
  • Critically evaluate own and other´s experimental designs
  • Plan, carry out and finalise a project under tight time constraints
  • Orally communicate the main features of a scientific issue
  • Communicate the results of a scientific project in a report
  • Constructively participate in a student-supervisor relationship
  • Explore and analyse relevant technologies for solving the given problem

Course Content

The exact content of the project will be agreed upon with the supervisor. The main points of the scientific issue must be communicated orally to the other participants of the course. The project must be communicated via a final, written report.

Recommended prerequisites

Some of the projects may have particular qualified prerequisites.

Teaching Method

Participation in a research project by further agreement with supervising PhD student or professor. The project can be experimental (laboratory- or computer based) or a literature review. The scientific issue may concisely be communicated to fellow students during an internal seminar.



Registration requires an agreement about a project with a supervisor at DTU Chemistry.

See the webpage of the institute for research activities and inspiration for a project performed with one of the researchers at the institute:

See course in the course database.





3 weeks




DTU Lyngby Campus

Course code 26701
Course type Candidate
Semester start Week 28
Semester end Week 30
Days Mon-fri 8:00-17:00

7.500,00 DKK