PhD Council RIHS

The RIHS PhD Council represents the interests of PhD candidates within the Institute and acts as a liaison between the Institute's management team and its PhD candidates.

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PhD Council RIHS

The RIHS PhD Council represents the interests of PhD candidates within the Institute and acts as a liaison between the Institute's management team and its PhD candidates.

The Council has regular meetings with the Institute's scientific director and scientific managers. Furthermore, they participate in committees like the Training and Supervision Committee of the Institute, and have direct links with:


Through the Institute's website and via newsletters and email the Council aims to provide the RIHS PhD candidates with relevant information about subjects that might be of interest to them, such as important rules and regulations, developments within the Institute, relevant courses and activities. Frequently Asked Questions RIHS PhD program

PhD retreat

The PhD Council organizes an annual two-day retreat. It provides an ideal opportunity to present study results or research plans to fellow PhD candidates. Besides scientific content and workshops/masterclasses, there will be plenty of opportunities to connect with colleagues and keynote speakers.

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The council organizes regular events for PhD candidates. We organize discussions and workshops throughout the year, and once a year a New Year’s lunch meeting and an excursion.


Peer Review

The PhD council facilitates in creating peer review groups, also known as ‘intervisie’ in Dutch. In these groups you can reflect together on real life (work related) situations in which you were struggling and for which you want to find possible solutions.


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