PhD training programme
ENTEG provides integrated upper-level graduate training consisting of practical research training, courses, workshops, and multidisciplinary research projects.
The PhD research and training programme leads to a PhD degree in Science and Engineering. The goal of the research and training programme is to provide the PhD students with an international orientation and prepare them for a scientific or R&D career in Engineering. The programme regularly consists of approximately 3,5 years of research training and 0,5 year of courses and other training activities.
Possibilities are to apply for a PhD position offered from an externally funded project (PhD position within a set research theme) or to come to Groningen with a PhD position funded by other institutions (own funding).
Applying for a funded PhD position within a set research theme
PhD positions usually come with an awarded research grant for one of our principal investigators. Such PhD-positions come throughout the year and are within a set research theme or are part of a larger research project. Such positions often are advertised at the University website under ‘Job opportunities at the University of Groningen’. If you wish to apply for a position that is posted on the Job Opportunities website, you will need to follow the procedure described in the advertisement.
Apply for a PhD position with your own funding
PhD candidates who would like to do their PhD in our institute and have secured funding for a PhD project or are seeking for support for a grant application are advised to contact the PhD coordinator (m.nuzzolo rug.nl) . She can assist in finding a potential supervisor. This supervisor will be responsible for judging whether the student is academically prepared to do a PhD in his or her research group. The PhD coordinator may also assist e xcellent candidates who wish to apply for a grant at a foreign funding agency in the application process and by providing the necessary acceptance letter of the hosting institute.
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