Doctoral education in graduate schools

Our doctoral education and training is organized in graduate schools. Find out more about their activities and inform yourself about the doctoral process at your desired faculty.

The full range of education and training for PhD students is open to every PhD student of VU Amsterdam. It is possible that admission requirements are set for specific courses. Below you will find a list of graduate schools and links to their course information pages.

Faculty of Dentistry (ACTA)
    ACTA PhD Graduate School

Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences  
    Graduate School FGB  
    Amsterdam Movement Sciences  

School of Business and Economics  
    Amsterdam Business Research Institute (ABRI)  
    Tinbergen Institute

Faculty of Humanities
    Graduate School of Humanities

Faculty of Law  
    Graduate School Rechtsgeleerdheid  

Faculty of Religion and Theology  
    FRT Graduate School 

Faculty of Science 
    Science PhD Programme (general) 
    Chemistry & Pharmaceutical Sciences (AIMMS) 
    Environment & Health (AIMMS) 
    Molecular Cell Biology (AIMMS) 
    Institute for Environmental Studies 
    Graduate School Neurosciences Amsterdam Rotterdam (ONWAR)

Faculty of Social Sciences  
    FSW Graduate School  

VUmc School of Medical Sciences
    Amsterdam UMC PhD Portal
    Amsterdam Cardiovascular Sciences


A comprehensive list of all supervisors by faculty and department is available via our RESEARCH PORTAL.