Admission, application and registration
All PhD candidates must hold a Master's or a Drs. degree. We also expect candidates to have some research and writing experience in the last 2 to 5 years. Please note that PhD candidates will be required to submit and publish articles to international peer-reviewed journals. Many PhD dissertations consist of a collection of academic peer-reviewed articles.
The candidates must be able to spend at least two full days (16 hours) a week on their PhD research.
Application to the Graduate School
To be admitted to the Graduate School, you will follow an assessment procedure. The application period for the academic year 2023-2024 starts in December 2022. The deadline for application is April 3rd 2023.
You may apply to the Graduate School in the period between December 2022 and April 3rd 2023. The application period closes on April 3rd 2023, at 15.00 CEST.
In order to apply to the Graduate School of the UvH, you are requested to submit the following documents:
• A completed Application Form (in English; please use the template below)
• A completed Initial PhD proposal (in English; please use the template below)
• Your Curriculum Vitae (in English or Dutch)
• A copy of Master's diploma:
A digital copy of your Master's diploma (if issued in the Netherlands)
or a notarized/ Apostille approved copy of your Master's diploma
These documents must be submitted digitally via: pedel@UvH.nl
In order to complete the application form please consult the page Available research topics and research fields.
Once the application documents are received, the following steps will be explained.
The assessment will take place between 3/04/2023 and 31/05/2023. In June 2023 the applicants will be informed whether they have been admitted to the UvH Graduate School.