The four- to five-year programme has eight modules, each of three or four consecutive days based in Rotterdam. They cover a broad range of theoretical foundations and practical skills. All modules are taught in English. Your PhD thesis will also be written in English, according to international academic standards.
- Year one: four residential modules cover research methods, skills and foundations, and writing your research proposal
- Year two: a residential module covering field-specific specialisations, master classes, and a ‘back to campus’ module for PhD candidates to present their work.
- Years three and four: a ‘back to campus’ module
- Year five: ongoing writing of the dissertation
Schedule year 1, 2020/2021:
Module 1.1 22 - 25 September 2020
Module 1.2 3 - 6 November 2020
Module 1.3 2 - 5 February 2021
Module 1.4 25 - 28 May 2021