First Aid

This section is dedicated to providing some key tips to help students organize themselves both in professional and personal capacity during their PhD studies. It contains helpful information for both currently enrolled PhD students as well as those who will start shortly.

For new PhD students we help out with settling into the university work culture, what is expected from you as a PhD student, what are the available skill development courses, etc.

A lot of information provided here is especially useful to PhD students arriving from foreign countries. This includes information daily routine items such as getting to know your neighborhood, public transports systems, etc. We also give an overview of more pressing matters like finding a suitable residence, arranging for insurance and how the Dutch tax system works.