Current PhD candidates

This section contains information on policies, procedures, skills development and support for current PhD candidates.


There are several important agreements for PhD candidates at the University of Amsterdam. In addition to these general guidelines, the Faculty of Science has its own specific agreements.

Skills development

Both the University and the Faculty provide PhD courses to get the most out of your doctorate degree, and be well prepared for a next career move. 

PhD councils

There are PhD councils on the University, Faculty and Research institute level to optimally look after the interest of the PhD community. 

Career Service

Career Service of the Faculty of Science supports temporary scientific staff in career development. As a PhD students, postdoc or junior teaching staff, you have a temporary appointment and are therefore advised to timely anticipate on your next career step. The faculty aims to equip you to the best for your professional future.

Published by  Faculty of Science

29 March 2017