Master students develop a clear problem statement, explore relevant theoretical approaches, develop a research strategy, and collect and analyze data under supervision of CWTS staff. Topics should be closely related to the research conducted by the CWTS working groups and chairs. All students are given the opportunity to participate in our research seminars.
The Netherlands is one of the few countries where PhD students are employees of the university. There are several ways to obtain a PhD:
If you have a scholarship or want to pursue a PhD as an external candidate, you can contact us for more information on opportunities, conditions and entry requirements.
In most cases PhD supervision will take place within the Netherlands Graduate School of Science, Technology and Modern Culture.