PhD in Leiden
Leiden University offers a wide range of PhD programmes in the 7 Graduate Schools of it's faculties.
Prospective PhD candidates
We offer PhD programmes in all of our research areas. Are you interested in doing a PhD programme at Leiden University? Please check our PhD vacancies.
Information for other prospective PhD candidates
PhD programmes at Leiden University are typically research based and curiosity-driven. Leiden University PhD candidates enjoy many benefits:
- excellent training opportunities, such as career advice tracks and courses
- assistance in research funding applications
- assistance in obtaining a visa, work permit and other necessary paperwork
- support with subsequent activities (for example: applications for Veni subsidies, coaching, etc.)
Leiden University has agreements with scholarship providers from China, Indonesia and Chile:
- China: Chinese Scholarship Council
- Indonesia: KEMENAG Scholarships and Leiden-LPDP
- Chile: Conicyt Scholarships
Current international PhD candidates
Are you already an international PhD student at Leiden University and looking for information? Visit the website for PhD candidates.