Why do a PhD at VUB?

You do your doctorate with one goal in mind: to obtain a doctoral degree. This is the highest degree you can obtain at a Flemish university. As a doctoral student, you mainly conduct research, combined with teaching assignments.

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Our doctoral projects

You gain a great deal of experience during your doctoral study programme: you attend conferences, give presentations, and publish scientific articles. You will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in a subject that fascinates you and acquire skills that are particularly useful on the job market. A doctorate is a decisive step in your career, both in and outside the academic world.Β 

Our offer at VUB

As an internationally renowned research institution, VUB offers a wide range of doctoral programmes. At our university, you can obtain a doctorate in no fewer than 36 research fields.Β 

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