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Applying for an open PhD position funded by the RUG

PhD candidates for SOM positions funded by the RUG are considered employees of the University of Groningen and receive a starting salary of approximately 1.900 euro (gross). This salary increases yearly to achieve the final salary of approximately 2300 euro (gross). PhD candidates at SOM are expected to contribute to teaching or research. PhD candidates are expected to contribute to teaching for about 15% of their time,.

The recruitment procedure for the positions funded by SOM starts every year around February and during a period of three weeks candidates can submit their application. The application package usually consists of a CV, a motivation letter including the outline of a research proposal, a copy of the diploma and passport, an English proficiency test and an overview of grades.

Applying for a PhD position with your own funding

SOM also has an increasing number of PhD candidates with a scholarship from another organisation, like the NUFFIC or another university abroad. Admission of these candidates is based on the quality of their cv and the research proposal. For further information, contact the graduate school.

Parttime PhD programme

For professionals who are looking for a new challenge in their career and want to pursue a PhD degree in combination with their job SOM has a parttime PhD programme. For further information, contact the graduate school.

Last modified:27 August 2019 1.44 p.m.