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Doing a PhD
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Doing a PhD

Are you interested in doing a PhD?

PhD track
A PhD track consists of original scientific research under the supervision of a professor, which takes on average 4 years.
Many PhD candidates are employed by the University, but a number are subsidised by a grant that they have acquired themselves.
The University also has a large number of external PhD candidates, who generally work part-time on their research.

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Curious about options after doing a PhD? Predecessors in academia, commercial organisations and non-profit organisations. Read more! 

Academic Transfer

Academic job openings: PhD positions, research and post-doctoral positions and job openings for assistant, associate and full professors.

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