Field work at DSC. Photo Mette Møller Nielsen

Education at Danish Shellfish Centre

Bachelor, master and PhD students

The Danish Shellfish Centre branch of DTU Aqua in Nykøbing Mors has a wealth of facilities and researchers that can accommodate students for bachelors, masters and PhD studies.

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

Reasons for studying at the Danish Shellfish Centre

  • An opportunity to work in the field from our small vessels.
  • Visit our longline farms and conduct sampling in the Limfjorden.
  • Access to our experimental hatcheries and laboratory facilities.
  • An opportunity to be at the centre of the shellfish fisheries and aquaculture development.
  • Interaction with local stakeholders and our outreach centre.
  • Participate in trialing innovative tools for fisheries, aquaculture development and 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
Professor, Head of Section
DTU Aqua
+45 35 88 31 71


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