Consider one additional year of research training after your Master’s, if you’d like to acquire more research experience or increase your chances of qualifying for a PhD research project. Consider our Doctor of Science programme!
If you are looking for a PhD position, however, check out the websites of institutes participating in NIHES for vacancies.
Our one-year, full-time Doctor of Science programme (70 ECTS) runs until the end of August. It is almost entirely devoted to research, either at one of the department or research groups affiliated with NIHES, or at your home institution. Either way, you will be guided and supervised by a senior scientist, your tutor. The research project culminates in the writing of two articles that should be ready for submission to an international scientific journal. In addition, you will attend a selection of advanced courses in the Erasmus Summer Programme, a course on data-analysis and electives.
This programme at Erasmus MC targets excellent students with a Master Degree in clinical or public health sciences who would like to acquire more research experience.
You professionalize yourself to become an international researcher or an executive or advisory positions in public health, clinical medicine, pharmaceutical research, or health policy.
In order to be eligible for the Doctor of Science programme of the Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences, you should fit each of the following criteria:
- You have a Master’s degree from a school of medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine.
- You are a graduate from a discipline related to clinical medicine and public health (health sciences, nutrition, biology, pharmacy, environmental sciences, social sciences, economics, etc.).
- You have substantial research experience and have published a considerable numer of scientific publications.
- You have a good working command of the English language, both oral and written.
Would you like to apply for the Doctor of Science Programme? Click here for the application procedure.