PhD Training

PhD Training Programme

In addition to the programmes offered by the Amsterdam and National Research Schools, PhD candidates enrolled at the Faculty of Humanities are offered a skills development training organized by the Graduate School of Humanities.

Skills development training at the Graduate School of Humanities

In addition to the programmes organized by the research schools, PhD candidates at the Graduate School of Humanities also complete general skills training. Candidates can choose from four generic categories of skills training courses: organisation, cooperation and networking, communication and presentation, and preparing for the future (in or outside academia). Each category includes both required and elective courses.

The following table presents the successive phases of the skills training curriculum.

Overview skills courses

Please find the content of the skills development training at the Graduate School of Humanities in the link below.

Online Application

PhD students can use the following form to register for the skills courses of the Graduate School of Humanities.

If you have any questions, please contact Margreet Vermeulen and Marten Hidma at PhDskills-fgw@uva.nl.

Training at the national research schools

There are 15 national research schools in the field of the humanities. The individual school websites provide information about their programmes for PhD candidates in the 2012/2013 academic year.

Doctoral candidates can select from the following 15 national research schools:

Published by  Faculty of Humanities

16 February 2017