The OKE (Opleidingsfonds Klinische Epidemiologie) Grant supports young clinicians in Amsterdam UMC who, in addition to their training (as a general practitioner, specialist, company doctor, etc.), also want to delve deeper into scientific research and get trained as an Epidemiologist.

The OKE Grant reimburses 50% (maximum € 9000) of the tuition fees for the (Dutch taught) Master's programme in Epidemiology organised by EpidM. For more information about the curriculum, see Masteropleiding - EpidM NL.

Who are eligible?

Doctors working in one of the departments of Amsterdam UMC, with ambition for an academic career: PhD students and young staff members (not more than 5 years after completion of training).

NB. People who have already taken courses at EpidM and now want to enroll in the training are in principle also eligible.


Submit a motivation letter, with CV, and letter of recommendation from department head in Word or PDF to:

For information about the (planning of) training, please contact the education coordinator, Drs. Marjolein Stuij.

The assessment committee consists of Prof. Dr. M. Boers, Prof. Dr. C.B. Terwee and Dr. S.J. Pinto - Sietsma.

Submission deadline: 01-03-2024

Result: after approx. 6 weeks