PhD students are expected to follow various courses during their PhD programme. For those with a four-year PhD studentship position, courses are mainly attended during the first three years of their PhD programme. Courses may have different objectives: Required in the context of research/thesis (e.g., statistics, laboratory animal science); General scientific education (e.g. writing in English) or Career-oriented (e.g. grant writing, courses outside their own area of research)
|Statistics and methodology||January 9th - March 19th 2020
2019 (to be decided)
||To be announced*|
|Scientific writing and presenting in English||March 4th - June 20th
|Dentistry for non-dentists||2020 (to be decided)
||To be announced*
|Oral Biology||March 21th - May 23th
|Scientific Integrity (English)
||October 18th and November 1st||Open*|
- This course is non-mandatory: Epidemiology & Evidence Based Practice in Dentistry and Oral Health Care.
- PhD students are also encouraged to take external courses, e.g. at graduate schools in the area of Health and Life Sciences within VU University Amsterdam, the AMC Graduate School, MOVE, and graduate schools within the Faculty of Science at the University of Amsterdam: extra courses.
Education and coaching