One-Year PhD Training

//One-Year PhD Training
One-Year PhD Training 2017-10-02T12:22:27+00:00

This One Year 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.  All this will be accessible to you too. Extra fees required for special master classes and Individual Coaching. All courses are taught in English from multicultural, (Western) European perspectives. The Dutch academic year runs from September to the end of June. The One-Year PhD Training starts yearly in September. The courses we offer in 2017-2018 are (to be confirmed):


September – beginning of November 2017:

Beginning of November 2017 – January 2018:

February – mid April 2018:

Mid April – June 2018:


The 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 €4500,- (including use of the university library and university internet facilities). Fees are exclusive of room, board and insurance.

A certificate is issued after completion of each individual course. Please note that this training doesn’t officially constitute a MA or PhD degree, although an ECTS system is in place.

Registration closes on: February 1 (early bird), and April 15 (last call). You’ll be informed within 4 weeks after the deadline about the outcome of your application. After completion of this one-year programme, candidates have the option of applying for admission to the regular PhD Degree course. Note that this requires a formal procedure and that admission is not to be taken for granted. Here you can find the application forms for 2017-2018.