This page contains a variety of links and documents containing all sorts of useful information for PhD's and PD's.
Most PhD vacancies at the UvA are paid positions; you are an employee of the University.
All information on 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:
The following link contains info on the finishing on time bonus, available for the PhD student from SILS:
The following link contains info on the procedures, tasks and responsibilities associated with obtaining a doctorate:
On the following page you can find important procedures, a step-by-step plan for when to hand in what, and relevant documents and forms.
Check this already at the start of your trajectory; at the end of the project you might not want to realize you forgot your admission form.