The structure of the curriculum of the programmes is identical for all students. Students of a cohort enter the programme together in September and follow all courses of the first year and the non-individual courses of the second year together. Within courses you have a choice of topics and you can choose the topic of your internship and Master's thesis.
The programme stimulates a lot of interaction and cooperation between your co-students and yourself. You will learn not only from teachers and supervisors but also from each other. This process is stimulated by the fact that no more than 15-20 students are admitted per programme per year. Selection is based on a strict selection procedure.
All teachers involved in the research master programmes possess high-level teaching and research skills. They are members of Research Schools that have been (re-)accredited by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) or take part in national Research Networks in which researchers from this Faculty cooperate with colleagues from other Dutch universities. This ensures a combination of excellent teaching and research in an intellectually stimulating environment.