Field work at DSC. Photo Mette Møller Nielsen

Education at Danish Shellfish Centre

Bachelor, master and PhD students

DTU Aqua in Nykøbing Mors provides research within shellfish and seaweed aquaculture and fisheries. With us you can do a bachelor project or a master’s thesis or complete a PhD study.

We also offer courses at DTU's MSc programme in Aquatic Science and Technology.

Reasons for studying with Danish Shellfish Centre

  • An opportunity to work in the field from our small vessels, both to our longline farms and sampling in the Limfjorden.
  • Access to our good experimental hatcheries and laboratory facilities.
  • An opportunity to be at the center of the shellfish fisheries and aquaculture development.
  • Interaction with local stakeholders and outreach centre.
  • Participate to the innovative tools for fisheries, aquaculture development, feed innovation.
  • Professionally skilled mentors and colleagues.
  • Independence and responsibility in project work.
  • Stunning scenery with easy access  to many activities, such as running, biking, kayaking, diving, swimming, fishing, bird watching, sailing, fossil hunting and the National Park of Thy.
  • Affordable accommodation.




Jens Kjerulf Petersen
DTU Aqua
+45 61 22 24 29


Camille Saurel
Senior Researcher
DTU Aqua
+45 61 15 01 62
3 APRIL 2020