PhD programme


PhD at VU Amsterdam

Information about our doctoral education and why choose VU Amsterdam.

Application, admission and funding

All of the necessary information on how to apply and available funding options.

Information for international PhD candidates

As an international PhD candidate you need to arrange your visa, housing or sign up for Dutch language courses.

Doctoral education and training

Get to know what your training options are, how to do a research stay abroad and how to actively participate in (re)designing doctoral education at VU Amsterdam.

Doctoral dissertation submission and defense

All you need to know about the final stages of your PhD.

After your defense

You are going to finish your PhD soon and now what? Learn about your possibilities and explore opportunities.

Contacts and FAQ's

General information and contacts.