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The Netherlands Recruitment Day - free registrations is open now

Are you a researcher, master, PhD, postdoc, or (assistant/associate) professor? And would you like to proceed with your career in research or higher education in the Netherlands? Join the Netherlands Recruitment Day on October 1st 2022, and get invited for a 20-minute interview with a Dutch professor or recruiter.


To join our recruitment day and be invited for an interview, you will need to have :

  • An up-to-date English CV and a short personal research statement.

  • A master's degree (or soon obtaining) if you want to start a PhD. If you have a bachelor’s degree you can not participate and can not apply for an interview. 

  • A good level of English, a TOEFL/IELTS certificate (or soon obtained). To communicate with your colleagues you need to have a good level of English. Most Dutch universities require a TOEFL score of 80 and higher or IELTS of 6.5 and higher. All your research can be done in English. It depends on the organisation if you need some Dutch skills too.

Register for free: the Netherlands Recruitment Day on October 1st 2022


Working for the Dutch government - jobs is the starting point of your career in Dutch government. Here you will find an overview of all vacancies and internships at the various governmental institutions in the Netherlands. All government jobs in one convenient place! Browse through the jobs for which a PhD degree is of high value.


Synergy '22: 16 June 2022

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On 16 June 2022, the NWO event Synergy will take place. Synergy is meant for researchers and policy developers with a research interest in people, culture, society and science. During this NWO event, the latest research results will be presented and opportunities offered for new collaborations. All interested parties are invited to participate and to share their knowledge and experiences.

Registration is now open for the Synergy '22 event which will take place on Thursday 16 June 2022 at the Fokker Terminal The Hague. After registration we will send you updates regularly & inform you about the programme.

The event is organised by NWO Domain Social Sciences and Humanities.

More information and registration.