All about a career in Academia, Research and Science in the Netherlands

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Dutch work contracts

Once you have got through the stressful phase of job interviews, and your new employer has made you an offer, then you need to check the details of the employment contract before you can get to work. Below is an overview of the main aspects of work contracts in the ...

Top PhD Advice e-book

Free e-book: Top PhD Advice from Start to Defense and Beyond

Ever wonder about a career in academia or science in the Netherlands? Or could you use some advice on successfully carrying out your PhD research? This book provides many great tips from our PhDTalk blogger, Eva Lantsoght, on topics ...

PhD

In Holland, research is carried out by research universities, research institutes and companies. Only the 14 research universities can award PhD-degrees. However, since other research institutes generally work in close collaboration with these universities, they can also provide positions to PhD candidates.

In addition to the standard PhD-degree, the three ...