Doing a PhD

PhD training framework

LUCL wishes to create a stimulating intellectual environment in which PhD students can develop into mature researchers. A training framework for PhD students is part of this effort.


PhD information booklet

When you're new to being a PhD student, new to Leiden University, or new to The Netherlands, you're probably full of questions on practical issues.


The Fourth Year

In their fourth year, PhD students typically finish their PhD dissertation. Some information and hints about the process and the procedures of completing your dissertation.


Post doctoral career

As a PhD student, you should start thinking about job prospects, both in and outside of Academia, well before defending your dissertation.