Bridging Programme for new VU/VUmc PhD students
09-09-2019 00:00 01-10-2019 00:00 tba

Bridging Programme for new VU/VUmc PhD students

VU International Office is organizing an intensive THREE-WEEK Bridging Programme aimed to better prepare new incoming (international and Dutch) PhD candidates for their PhD trajectories. The programme counts on the participation of professors from the Graduate School of Social Sciences, VU Library as well as CIS-Center for International Cooperation. It contains 4 modules, each containing training elements and awarding credits. The programme is scheduled for September 2019, lasts for 3 weeks and PhD candidates can earn maximum 8.5 ECs. (see below)

When: 9 September – 1 October
Where: location for each activity will be specified in the timetable and one week prior to start
Who: all new and incoming PhD candidates (Dutch and international)

Module 1. Welcome & Orientation (0.5 EC) 9, 12 September
Module 2. Managing your PhD trajectory (2 EC) 10-16 September
Module 3. Developing Academic Competencies (3 EC) 17 September -1 October
Module 4. Academic English Writing (3 EC) 17-27 September

Deadline for applications: August 10, 2019 
Sign-ups: send an email with name, faculty, department, supervisor, modules selected to

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