National Research Schools

Research Master's students and PhD researchers follow part of their degrees at the National Research Schools, where they can take part in courses, summer schools, exhibitions and master classes in their field. Research Master's students are expected to take courses worth 10 ects at the National Research Schools, and PhD researchers are expected to follow courses worth 20 ects. The application procedure for the National Research Schools is coordinated by the Graduate School.

  • ARCHON - Interuniversity Research and Graduate School for Archaeology, the Netherlands
    Coordinated by: Leiden University, Faculty of Archaeology
    Contact: secretary@archonline.nl
    Website: archonline.nl

  • EPOS – Experimental Psychological Research School
    Coordinated by: Leiden University, Faculty of Social Sciences
    Contact: epos@fsw.leidenuniv.nl
    Website: eposgradnet.nl

  • HUIZINGA - Huizinga Institute, Interuniversity Research School for Cultural History
    Coordinated by: University of AmsterdamA, Faculty of Humanities
    Contact: huizinga-fgw@uva.nl
    Website: huizingainstituut.nl

  • LOT - National Graduate School of Linguistics
    Coordinated by: Utrecht University, Faculty of Humanities
    Contact: lot@uu.nl
    Website: lotschool.nl

  • NICA – Netherlands Institute for Cultural Analysis (changed from ASCA, Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis)
    Coordinated by: University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Humanities
    Contact: nica-fgw@uva.nl
    Website: nica-institute.com

  • NISIS – Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies
    Coordinated by: Leiden University, Faculty of Humanities
    Contact: nisis@hum.leidenuniv.nl
    Website: NISIS

  • NOSTER - Netherlands School for Advanced Studies in Theology and Religion
    Coordinated by: Utrecht University, Faculty of Humanities
    Contact: noster@uu.nl
    Website: noster.org

  • NOG - Research School of Gender Studies
    Coordinated by: Utrecht University, Faculty of Humanities
    Contact: nog@uu.nl
    Website: graduategenderstudies.nl

  • OIKOS – National Research School in Classical Studies, The Netherlands
    Coordinated by: Radboud University Nijmegen, Faculty of Arts
    Contact: oikos@let.ru.nl
    Website: ru.nl/oikos

  • OPG – Research School Political History
    Coordination: Huygens Instituut Nederlandse Geschiedenis – KNAW
    Contact: bureau@onderzoekschoolpolitiekegeschiedenis.nl
    Website: researchschoolpoliticalhistory.eu

  • OSK - Dutch Postgraduate School for Art History
    Coordinated by: Utrecht University, Faculty of Humanities
    Contact: info@onderzoekschoolkunstgeschiedenis.nl
    Website: onderzoekschoolkunstgeschiedenis.nl

  • OSL - Netherlands Research School for Literary Studies
    Coordinated by: University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Humanities
    Contact: osl-fgw@uva.nl
    Website: oslit.nl

  • OZSW - Onderzoeksschool Wijsbegeerte
    Coordinated by: Erasmus University Rotterdam, Faculty of Philosophy
    Contact: secretariaat@ozsw.nl
    Website: ozsw.nl

  • OZSMED - Research School for Medieval Studies
    Coordinated by: University of Groningen, Faculty of Arts
    Contact: ozsmed@rug.nl
    Website: medievistiek.nl

  • POSTHUMUS - N.W. Posthumus, Research School for Economic and Social History
    Coordinated by: Radboud University Nijmegen, Faculty of Arts
    Contact: nwp@let.ru.nlempty
    Website: www.ru.nl/posthumus

  • RMes - Researchschool for Media Studies
    Penvoerder: University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Humanities
    Contact: rmes-fgw@uva.nl
    Website: rmes.nl

  • SIKS – Netherlands Research School for Information and Knowledge Systems
    Coordinated by: Utrecht University, Department of Information and Computing Sciences
    Contact: office@siks.nl
    Website: siks.nl