PhD Program

The Department of Shipping Trade and Transport offers two doctoral study programs. Graduates with Masters’ degrees in Management Science, Economics and Engineering are all excellent candidates for our research degrees. The duration of our PhD program is at least six (6) semesters. The program  encompasses post-graduate study courses as well as the completion of the doctoral dissertation. We also offer a European PhD program, through the TRANSPORTNET University Network.

Recent topics of PhD theses include the following:

  • Travel behaviour analysis for innovative transport means and mobility services such as Autonomous Vehicles and MaaS
  • Shipping cybersecurity
  • Project and risk management for innovative transport systems such as port technologies and services
  • Shipping digitalisation management
  • Machine learning for accountable shipping systems
  • Air Pollution Modelling
  • Energy geopolitics and the geopolitics of maritime security