The BSI Graduate School offers a KNAW-accredited PhD programme to train high-quality scientific researchers in behavioural science. Successful students complete the PhD programme with a doctorate in social sciences. During their PhD project, the PhD students acquire advanced research skills and topical expertise, preparing them for an academic career as a researcher and a career as a researcher in health care and education or a related field.
The interdisciplinary BSI PhD programme offers an inspiring combination of psychological, educational and communication & media science, focusing on increasing our understanding of human behaviour.
PhD Traning and Research Support
PhD students enrolled in the programme carry out their research projects under close supervision of highly qualified scientific researchers. In the PhD training programme, PhD students receive additional training in various relevant skills and knowledge areas.
- In the training programme, students are offered workshops and courses on specific topics and training opportunities to become proficient in the essential professional skills of scientific researchers. This enables them to prepare themselves for a career within or outside academia optimally.
- PhD students have a 10% teaching obligation within the School of Psychology, Communication & media, Artificial Intelligence and the School of Education. In fulfilling this teaching obligation (640 hours during their PhD project), PhD students can work on their portfolio for their UTQ.