Terms of employment for PhD candidates

All PhD candidates in the Netherlands are given an employee contract. They receive a salary from the university and are entitled to the same terms of employment as other staff members. Read more about obtaining a PhD at Radboud University.

External PhD candidates

External PhD candidates may also obtain a PhD at Radboud University. In such cases, the PhD candidates may make use of the facilities, but they do not receive a salary and they are not entitled to any other terms of employment. Read more about external PhD candidates and obtaining a PhD.


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