Here you can find relevant information for PhD candidates at Amsterdam UMC, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and University of Amsterdam. There are several steps that need to be taken to succesfully complete your PhD. From the AMC Graduate School, to doctoral regulations or Hora Finita.

Amsterdam UMC, location AMC

  • The AMC Graduate School is the starting point for AMC PhD students. The Graduate School provides information about registration, courses, training and supervision. Please visit the AMC Graduate School for detailed information.
  • APROVE is the association for AMC PhD candidates (Amc PROmovendi- VEreniging). Founded in 2006, APROVE strives to offer a professional and social network for PhD candidates at the AMC and its affiliated centers.
  • The UvA Doctorate regulations describe the requirements to conduct your PhD research and obtain the UvA doctor degree.

Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc

  • The PhD portal provides VUmc PhD student with general and practical information for obtaining a PhD position at the VUmc. The PhD portal contains information about regulations, opportunities, courses and much more.
  • The doctorate regulations of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam describe the requirements to conduct your PhD research and obtain the VU doctor degree.
  • ProVUmc is the committee that represents PhD candidates from Amsterdam UMC location VUmc. ProVUmc aims to improve all aspects of PhD life, including education, regulations and communication within Amsterdam UMC.
  • VUmc PhD candidates have to register their trajectory with Amsterdam Neuroscience for inclusion in the Hora Finita PhD registration system. To register your PhD project please contact Thea Laan: AmsNeuroscience.hora@vumc.nl, who is the Hora Finita key user of Amsterdam Neuroscience VUmc.

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

    • PhD candidates at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam: visit the website of the Vrije Universiteit PhD program.
    • PhD candidates at the Faculty of Science have to comply with the training requirements set by the Faculty of Science.
    • PhD candidates Neurosciences visit the ONWAR website.
    • The doctorate regulations of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam describe the requirements needed to complete your PhD research and obtain a PhD at VU Amsterdam.
    • VU PhD candidates have to register their trajectory with Amsterdam Neuroscience for inclusion in the Hora Finita PhD registration system. To register your PhD project please contact the Hora Finita key user of your faculty/department.

    University of Amsterdam

    • PhD candidates at the University of Amsterdam find all information on the PhD website.
    • The UvA Doctorate regulations describe the requirements to conduct your PhD research and obtain the UvA doctor degree.