PhD programmes

The objective of the PhD track is to train PhD candidates to become independent academic researchers. In addition to conducting supervised Doctoral research, PhD candidates also follow courses, adjusted to their research project and previous education.

Available courses for PhD candidates

PhD candidates from the Graduate School of Social and Behavioural Sciences can follow the courses listed in the overview below. They can also choose to take courses at other research and graduate schools.

Furthermore, courses in the research Master’s programmes of the Graduate School of Social and Behavioural Sciences are open to PhD candidates as well if the courses are not fully booked. Information on availability can be requested at the student information point.

If a course provider requests a course fee, PhD candidates can apply for a reimbursement from the PhD Office, via PhDofficeSBS@uu.nl (with the exception of discipline-specific courses). The PhD-office will assess whether the course is eligible for reimbursement.

Obtain one's doctorate

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