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Federation of Graduate Schools in Social Sciences and Humanities

Note concerning Covid-19 : Dear PhD candidates: the Federation workshops In Charge of Your PhD, and Academic Integrity will be offered in online formats. Further information about these workshops will become available on this website and will be announced as usual.

Welcome to the website of the Federation of Graduate Schools in the Social Sciences and the Humanities.

The Federation of Graduate Schools in the Social Sciences and Humanities is a collaborative organ consisting of the eight Graduate Schools of the Faculty of Economics and Business, the Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences, The Faculty of Arts, The Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, the Faculty of Philosophy, the Faculty of Spatial Sciences, and the Campus Fryslân. Its mission is to provide an inclusive and stimulating environment for PhD research in the Social Sciences and the Humanities, and to facilitate interdisciplinary exchange and collaboration.

The eight collaborating Graduate Schools share best practices in providing advanced training and support for over 1200 PhD candidates from a wide variety of national and academic backgrounds. The Federation builds on the potential for interdisciplinary exchange and cooperation between the various disciplinary approaches and experiences represented by the members. The Federation offers various courses on, among others, Academic Integrity, Career Awareness, and Career Perspectives Inside and Outside Academia.

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