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PhD Courses

The LNMB offers a PhD program as a biennial program. Each academic year nine PhD courses are taught in three trimesters, each having a duration of 10 weeks. Within the first 9 weeks of a trimetser one lecture for each course is given; the last week can be used if a lecture has to be cancelled in the first 9 weeks.

PhD representative
The PhD students of the LNMB elect a PhD representative. This representative attends the board meetings of the LNMB and can be contacted if you have problems regarding the PhD courses or suggestions regarding other matters concerning the PhD students of the LNMB. The current PhD representative is Jacopo Pierotti(Delft University of Technology),

PhD Courses 2018/2019

First Trimester (September 10 - November 12) Second Trimester (November 19 – December 17 and January 21 – February 18) Third Trimester (February 25 April 15 and April 29 - May 6)

Please register as soon as possible, preferrable not later than one week before the start of the course (the deadlines mentioned below only represent the date at which the registration system no longer accepts further registrations).

If you are a new PhD student, please also fill in the Form for New PhD students

Time-Table of the PhD courses
The courses are given on Monday according to the following schedule:

Trimester 1 Trimester 2 Trimester 3
11.00 - 11.45 Course MQSN Course NSP *
Course RA *
12.00 - 12.45 Course MQSN Course NSP *
Course RA *
12.45 - 13.15 Lunch break Lunch break Lunch break
13.15 - 14.00 Course NP * Course AIQT
Course MDP
14.15 - 15.00 Course NP *
Course AlQT
Course MDP
15.15 - 16.00 Course CAO
Course CG
Course ORG
16.15 - 17.00 Course CAO
Course CG Course ORG

* In cooperation with DIAMANT

The courses are given in the Uithof (buildings of the Utrecht University), in the Hans Freudenthalgebouw, Room 611AB, Budapestlaan, Utrecht.
One execption is the course MQSN in Trimester 1; for details see course page.

The credits (including for the attendance of the course) for participants who have passed the exercises successfully are 4 EC per course. In case the courses are only attended (or when the exercises are not passed successfully), then the workload is set at 1 EC. At the end of each course the participants receive a certificate with the grade and the credits involved.

After the course every participant is asked to fill in an evaluation form which will be distributed around two weeks after the course.

PhD Courses 2017/2018

The program of the PhD courses of the year 2017/2018 can be found here.