PhD at the PThU

The PThU offers a PhD programme for excellent students. Pursuing a PhD in the Netherlands means spending a minimum of four years (fulltime) conducting original and independent research and writing a dissertation. During that time, you will be under the supervision of a full professor of the university. At the PThU, there are four steps within the PhD programme.

How does a PhD work at the PThU?

The PhD programme consists of four steps.

Funding your PhD

Most (candidate) PhD students pay for their PhD themselves, with or without the help of a grant or other subsidy. Check out the options.

Want to know more about our PhD programme?

You can read the PhD programme regulations in our regulations for the doctorate.

Still have questions? Email the secretariat using the form below.