PhD positions

WIth a degree of the master program Particle and Astroparticle Physics you can apply for a PhD position at the Nikhef institute or at (astro)particle physics institutes around the world.

On average more than 90% of the students that finish the master program succesfully, continue as PhD student, mostly at the Nikhef institute, but also elsewhere.

A PhD in the Netherlands is 4 years.

Read more about the Research School for Subatomic Physics for PhD students at Nikhef: (Dutch), (English)


Candidates are invited to send their application, including curriculum vitae, as well as possibly two letters of reference to Nikhef, att. Mr. P. van Braam van Vloten , P.O. Box 41882, NL-1009 DB Amsterdam, or by email to Although not required, we encourage you to also include a short proposal for a PhD research topic.