Enrol now for PhD courses 2018-2019


You can now enrol for the PhD courses of 2018-2019. The Graduate School offers a once again expanded programme, with special attention to the needs of our first year PhD candidates. Our experience has shown that a good start is crucial to the successful completion of any PhD project.

Many new courses have been added, while existing courses and workshops have been updated or extended.

New courses to help PhD candidates kick-start their research

  • Guided peer support for PhD candidates
  • How to finish your PhD in time
  • Project management: doing less but achieving more

Other new courses

  • Doing ethnography
  • Large-scale register data for quantitative social research
  • Mixed method research: How to combine diverse quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Project management: doing less but achieving more
  • Q-methodology
  • Security for fieldworkers
  • Visual exploration of scientific literature with VOSviewer

Can’t make up your mind?Use the course selector!

Qualitative or quantitative data? Collecting or analysing? With over 40 courses in the Graduate School programme, it can be difficult to make the right choice.

Therefore, we have created the course selector. Just answer a couple of questions in this online questionnaire and you will get a course suggestion.

Go to the course selector

Planning course dates?Download the overview

Download our PhD course dates overview for some assistance in planning your course dates.

Do note that the Graduate School adheres to a strict attendance policy. Upon enrolment you are expected to attend all sessions.

Download the PhD course dates overview