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FAQ and links

This page contains a variety of links and documents answering some frequently asked questions for PhDs in SILS. If you have other questions, please check the PhD starting guide who to go to for asking.

Faculty A-Z list

The full list regarding Faculty support and facilities.

Doing a PhD

Most PhD vacancies at the UvA are paid positions; you are an employee of the University. This means that you apply for a position via responding to available vacancies. 
All information and necessary forms for doing a PhD at the UvA and the Faculty of Science can be found using the following link:


The following document contains information about how to proceed when looking for housing in Amsterdam:

Online PhD defense

Due to the Corona measurements, PhD defenses are currently taking place online. They can be livestreamed via the UvA Youtube channel.
For more information, check .