PhD officially stands for Doctor of Philosophy and it is the highest academic degree you can obtain. In the Netherlands, a PhD position takes about four years, in which you conduct scientific research. You will be supervised by a university professor. The aim is to publish a book/monograph or several articles, and to contribute to the development of scientific knowledge and understanding in a particular field of research.
Core activities during your PhD:
In the Netherlands we mainly distinguish four PhD categories:
For employee PhDs: € 2400 (1st year) - max € 3100 (4th year)