Graduate School for the Humanities

The Graduate School for the Humanities aims to be a vibrant social, educational, and intellectual community for humanities researchers at the start of their (scientific) careers. We train PhD candidates to conduct research that is both scientifically excellent and socially relevant, and we provide them with the support they need to develop world-class research skills and complete their PhD projects on time. This community consists mainly of PhD candidates, but also of Research Master students and postdocs.

The Graduate School for the Humanities unites the graduate programmes of the three research institutes in the Humanities at Radboud University:

All PhD candidates who conduct research at one of these institutes are automatically registered as members of the Graduate School for the Humanities. 

General information for PhD candidates at Radboud University

Becoming a PhD candidate at the GSH

To become an internal PhD candidate at GSH, view our PhD vacancies.

Are you interested in an external PhD trajectory at one of our institutes? Please get in touch via gsh [at] (gsh[at]ru[dot]nl).

Contact GSH

General questions about the GSH, GSH Events or the GSH Website may be directed to gsh [at] (gsh[at]ru[dot]nl). Questions about specific PhD tracks can be directed to the relevant GSH coordinator.

  • For the Faculty of Arts, please contact Suzanne van de Liefvoort (gshcoordinator [at] (gshcoordinator[at]let[dot]ru[dot]nl))
  • For the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology & Religious Studies, please contact Jeske van Dongen (gshcoordinator [at] (gshcoordinator[at]ftr[dot]ru[dot]nl)).


GSH Lunch Meeting: Valorisation

Valorisation has been an important aspect of academic projects for years. During this lunch meeting, Coen van Galen will discuss how you can valorize your projects in ways that might actually contribute to your scientific research.

GSH Christmas Party (drinks + dinner)

To celebrate the holiday season, the Graduate School for the Humanities organises a christmas party on 14 December 2023.

GSH open lunch meeting

During this open meeting, lunch will be provided. Please register for the open lunch meeting on 20 December.

Contact information

Postal address
Postbus 9103