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Postdoctoral Research

The University of Groningen greatly welcomes students who would like to do postdoctoral position with a Science without Borders (SwB) scholarship.

A specific Science without Borders Holland call was launched in the postdoctoral category, offering the opportunity to apply for a maximum of 24 months of financing.

How to apply?

Admission to a postdoctoral position is dependent on whether there is a supervisor who is able and willing to host you. It is essential that you get in touch with an academic who works in your area before you apply to the SwB scholarship. We offer you the following possibilities to do so:

  1. Locate a supervisor by browsing our website and contact them directly.
  2. Contact the Coordinator of the Graduate School of the Faculty that offers your field of research.
  3. Send a message to swb@rug.nl to have us introduce you


In all cases it is essential that you enclose an English-language CV and a description of your research interests with your correspondence.

Graduate Schools & Priority Areas

The University of Groningen has nine faculties and nine corresponding Graduate Schools that are responsible for the education and training of Research Master and PhD students that may also be able to help you further in case you wish to do postdoctoral research. The SwB priority areas largely correspond to the research that is offered at the following faculties:

Faculty GS International Coordinator Information

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Dr. Anke Schuster Faculty research
Faculty of Medical Sciences Joyce Fongers

Visit Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Download guide to different research programs

Faculty of Spatial Sciences Prof. Inge Hutter Focus on Urban & Regional Studies
Faculty of Economics & Business Rina Koning Graduate School website

Should you have further questions, do not hesitate to contact us !

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