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About the Graduate school

The University of Humanistic Studies is a renowned academic centre of knowledge, inspired by the humanist body of thought. Through academic educational programmes and research, the UvH aims to contribute to the development of a meaningful life and a humane society .


The Graduate School of the UvH offers a four to five year PhD programme. The programme has a special focus on supporting research in and around professional practices. Therefore, the UvH Graduate School is very well suited for professionals with several years of work experience. 

The UvH Graduate School offers:

  • well-structured research supervision
  • an excellent course work programme on scientific perspectives, research methods and academic skills
  • the creation of an inspiring community of researchers sharing knowledge and experience
  • a flexible programme that is compatible with candidates’ interests and experience.


Research themes

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