PhD positions for highly qualified graduates

Updated: 16 days ago
Deadline: 23 Apr 2021


The Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS) is an internationally renowned Research Center and Graduate School in the field of Sociology, located in the Nether-lands at the Universities of Groningen, Utrecht, Nijmegen, and Amsterdam (UvA).

Job description

The Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology ICS offers fully funded PhD positions for a variety of projects. The PhD candidates will be appointed for a four-year period, with a formal evaluation at the end of the first year. In this period the graduates will work on their individual project, leading to a doctoral dissertation.
The program (fully taught in English) will start 1 September 2021. Information about the different PhD projects can be found on the ICS website from 24 March 2021.


Excellent candidates who graduated or will graduate shortly are invited to apply, with a specialization in Sociology or related disciplines (e.g. Psychology, Educational Sciences, Economics, Mathematics, or Statistics).

Conditions of employment

We offer, in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities, a salary of € 2,395 gross per month in the first year up to € 3,061 gross per month in the fourth year based on a full-time position. For information about employment conditions in Dutch universities please consult this website ( ). Tuition fees do not apply.


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