PhD Candidates

At Utrecht, earning a PhD degree is a hands-on process that involves relatively little coursework. You will conduct research from day one, which allows you to develop your own ideas within the research group’s theme. You will remain in close contact with your supervisors throughout the programme.


26 March 2015
This volume brings together a team of leading scholars to explore and compare linguistic practices of young people in multilingual urban space.
Nature Communications
17 March 2015
Chemists from the University of Utrecht have developed, together with colleagues in UK and in the US, a new reusable catalyst
Sneeuwval / snowfall Antartica
16 March 2015
Polar researchers from the UU and their international colleagues have discovered that a rise in temperatures results also in an increase in snowfall
Cristiane Morais Smith
10 March 2015
Physicists of Utrecht University and their French colleagues have theoretically designed the ‘holy grail’ of material science
20 February 2015
In the 7-volume synthesis Syntax of Dutch, two new volumes have been published on verbs and verb phrases. Norbert Corver is one of the authors.


Thursday 2 April 2015 10:30 -
PhD candidate Tedi Yudistira revealed the structure of the crust beneath the Netherlands by recording the ambient noise generated by soil movements.
Thursday 16 April 2015 16:15 -
Lindert Benedictus has studied how a disturbance in this immune response can result in illness.
Thursday 23 April 2015 12:45 -
Xueqing Wu has studied how CHMs can counteract certain mechanisms of bacterial resistance.

PhD Candidates