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Run for a PhD position in the Humanities

Published: 12th July 2019 Last updated: 12th July 2019

Have you ever considered going for a PhD? Maybe you are not ready to let go of the subject of your thesis and you wish to dig deeper. Then here’s your chance! You can apply for funding for a PhD-position now.

Each year three Master’s students/(recent) graduates can submit their research proposal to NWO’s ‘PhDs in the Humanities’ call. The intended supervisor needs to be affiliated with the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences or the Tilburg School of Catholic Theology, but external candidates are also invited to submit their proposal.

If you want to apply, please contact your intended supervisor and start drafting a proposal. You can request a template at Marjet van Loo. Eventually, your supervisor will submit the proposal. The deadline for submitting proposals is Thursday October 31st, 2 PM.

Please note that your average grade needs to be at least 8.0 to be eligible for this call.

For more information, please contact Marjet van Loo via