Research information for PhD candidates
In the course of your PhD you make agreements with your supervisor(s) concerning your personal development and the supervision you receive.
As a PhD candidate, you invest in your professional and personal development by following the University PhD training programme. The courses and training programmes will help you to conduct your scientific research, write your dissertation, developing your career and gain self-insight.
All partnerships between Leiden and international partner universities are manged in a central database (OIEM), which is accessible to all staff involved in international cooperation.
Alongside allowances for business travel, commuting and relocation, there are also a number of smaller allowances for which you may qualify.
PhD candidates come in all shapes and sizes, from those with an appointment at the University to dual PhDs who have a job outside the University. Here we explain which PhD tracks we have at Leiden University, so you can quickly see which type suits you.
The Meijers Research Instituut and Graduate School has its own book series that includes PhD dissertations of Leiden Law School, but also books resulting from conferences and symposia.
An overview of the forms and regulations at the Leiden Law School.
After obtaining their PhD, most of our graduates find a new position outside the University, for instance in the private sector or a civil society organisation. As you will not necessarily continue your career within the academic world, it is important to start thinking in good time about what you would like to do after completing your PhD.