At the start of your PhD journey, it is mandatory to register in MyPhD, the official PhD candidate tracking system of Utrecht University. It is important to register as soon as possible. This applies to all categories of PhD candidates (see Categories of PhD candidates).

All the formal stages of your PhD journey will be recorded in MyPhD in accordance with the rules and guidelines of the Board for the Conferral of Doctoral Degrees. You will be able to monitor your progress. Supplements may be entered during the course of your PhD journey. Please see the latest version of the manual for more information.

Via MyPhD you are also able to register yourself to the Graduate School of Life Sciences. This is one of the fields to be filled out in the registration form. In addition, please select one of our 15 PhD programmes in the field 'PhD program'.