5-Month Intensive Programme

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5-Month Intensive Programme 2017-10-02T12:19:34+00:00

This 5-Month Intensive Programme consists of several PhD courses including two advanced research seminars, one including the Gender staff and one tailor made for the PhD students called the PhD Reading/Writing seminar. As an international PhD you’ll be assigned a mentor with whom you’ll have individual meetings to discuss your programme and your progress. In addition to the courses we offer the Doing Gender Lecture Series as well as master classes with experts in the field of gender and postcolonial studies in co-operation with the Postcolonial Studies Initiative, the Graduate Gender Programme and the Centre for the Humanities, all Utrecht University. The Intensive Programme runs yearly from February 1 to June 30. The courses we offer in 2018 are (to be confirmed):

February – mid April 2018:

Mid April – June 2018:


The Intensive Programme will be launched with a welcome by Prof. Dr. Rosemarie Buikema. This session serves to provide candidates with further details on the training programme and general background information on Women’s and Gender Studies and Practices of Feminism in the Netherlands.

Prerequisite: A Master’s degree in gender or gender-related areas. The Centre for International Recognition and Certification of the NUFFIC (Netherlands Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education) in The Hague sets the standard for the procedures for the recognition of foreign qualifications. The NOG Board will make a profound evaluation about the global value of your foreign higher education.

The tuition fee for this programme is €2500,- (including use of the university library and university internet facilities). Fees are exclusive of room, board and insurance.

A certificate is issued after successful completion of all requirements. Please note that this 5-month training doesn’t officially constitute a MA or PhD degree, although an ECTS system is in place.

Deadline: September 15, 2017 (non-EU students) and October 15, 2017 (EU-students). You’ll be informed within 4 weeks after the deadline about the outcome of your application. Here you can find the application forms for the Intensive Programme 2018.