A PhD as a springboard for your career
After your master’s, follow a PhD programme at the University of Twente. PhD is a paid job in addition to post-master studies. After four years of in-depth research, you will officially be awarded the title of doctor (Dr.). And that’s the foundation for the rest of your career. And a recognition that you can handle complicated problems.
Working as a PhD
Earn your recognised title
Four years of interesting work. With an in-depth study within a specific research area as end product. This involves your dissertation and at the end a presentation and defence of your research.
Curious about which PhD programmes are available to you?
If there are no (suitable) vacancies available,
Watch the videos of our PhD candidates
A PhD candidate explains
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The foundation for a wonderful career
begins at the University of Twente
- Frederik Vos about his PhDIn the meantime, Frederik Vos has obtained his doctorate. In his story, he shares his daily work as a PhD candidate.
- P-NUT networkExchange experiences as PhD candidates in the University of Twente network. Also known as the PhD Network of the University of Twente (P-NUT). You get to know more people from all sorts of backgrounds, faculties, departments and other universities. That is how we help each other grow.
- Scholarship opportunities for PhD candidateDoes your research proposal reflect the research goals of the University of Twente? And have you already received funding for this? Then it is possible to secure a PhD place at the University of Twente.
Apply to the University of Twente today
Have you completed a Master’s? Then a PhD is the powerful springboard to a wonderful career. Selected students are offered a contract of up to four years to follow courses and complete research programmes. Such a PhD programme includes both teaching and other departmental tasks. Varied? Absolutely!