The VU doctorate regulations & Amsterdam UMC supplementary regulations have changed. Read here what these changes are and what applies to you.

There have recently been a few changes implemented in the regulations around the completion of your PhD Track:

  1. On July 15th 2021, the Doctorate Regulations for all VU PhD candidates were amended. The changes consist of small corrections aimed to optimize and clarify some administrative procedures. For your convenience, the Amsterdam UMC Doctoral School has already incorporated these changes in the step-by-step PhD Graduation instructions on their website.
  2. On July 7th 2021, the Executive Board of the Amsterdam UMC decided to specify some requirements regarding the contents of the PhD thesis (chapters & articles) and the portofolio for all . This additional requirements harmonize the rules that apply to PhD studens preparing a doctorate at either university in Amsterdam. You can consult these requirments here (for AMC/UvA PhD students) and here(for VU/VUmc PhD candidates).

      Do you have any questions or comments? Please consult the Doctorate School website or reach out to:

      VUmc Office of Doctorate Affairs     
      Department ZH 3D, location VUmc
      Telephone: +31(0)611801713

      AMC Office of Doctorate Affairs
      Room: E2-176 (location AMC)
      Telephone: +31(0)205667477