It is not possible to do a regular master or graduate programme in Biological Anthropology at ADBOU. 

Until recently students were allowed to do individually planned master programmes in Biological Anthropology. This is no longer possible – the last student is currently finishing her master thesis enrolled in such an individual programme.

Students can however still write a master thesis involving skeletal data. The thesis must then be written from and with a main supervisor from the students’ main field of studies – this could be Archaeology, Biology etc.

Through the years the following students finished their graduate / master studies from ADBOU:

Master theses


Cecilie Cordua Mattsson: ‘The Prevalence and Characterization of Syphilis and Syphilis-like Diseases in the Medieval and Post-Medieval Population’.


Vicki R.L. Kristensen: ‘The benefits of analyzing human bones found without anatomical context from cemetary excavations’


Pernille Dahl Pedersen: ‘En seriemorders bekendelser. En undersøgelse af prævalens og patologi af tuberkulose i Odense 1050-1800’


Tim Slumstrup Nielsen: ‘Metodeanalyser for løsfundne knogler ved udgravninger af middelalderlige by-kirkegårde’

Jann Krause: ‘Sidebestemt og fluktuerende asymmetri som determinant for blyeksponering i det middelalderlige Danmark’


Mia Liv Grøsfeldt Bitsch: ‘Lepra related lesions on Nubian skeletons; a study on the occurance of leprosy in nubia in 3000 BC – 1100 AD’ 

Line Marie Olesen: ‘Kranio-facial robustitet i dansk Neolitikum’


Anne Østergaard Jensen:


Louise Vigen Jørgensen: Tuberkulose i middelalderen


Helene Agerskov Madsen: ‘Stature estimation – a comparative study of Danish populations, AD 1050-1700’

Peter Tarp: ‘CEI-analyse – ny metode til aldersbestemmelse ved døden i skeletsamlinger’

Susanne Schwarz: ‘Syphilis in medieval and early post- medieval Denmark – An osteological analysis’

Dorthe Dangvard Pedersen: Focal Osteolytic Syndrome, – the definition and epidemiological analysis of a newly recognised pathological condition in Danish Medieval skeletons