Dutch universities have recently witnessed occupations and discussions about the state of Dutch academia. The movement goes under different names, like 'New University' or 'ReThink' the university. The upcoming edition of the Dean's Master Class will focus on these new initiatives and there relevance for PhD candidates.
Erasmus Graduate School of Social Sciences and the Humanities (EGS3H)
The Graduate School is an Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) joint venture of the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication (ESHCC), the Faculty of Philosophy and the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS).
To provide aspiring PhD researchers an efficient application service, the Graduate School uses an online application system. Visit our admission page for a step-by-step guide.
In their lecture, organised by the department of Psychology, Assistant Professor Anna Pohlmeyer and Professor Pieter Desmet from the Delft University of Technology will introduce their view on 'Positive Design' and present examples of how design can help people in finding balance between pleasure, purpose in life, and virtuous behaviour.
2014 was an exciting year for the Erasmus Graduate School of Social Sciences and Humanities (EGS3H). In this annual report we present the activities we undertook to realise four tangible ambitions: 1) Multidisciplinary Excellence; 2) Solid Services; 3) International Recruitment, and; 4) Societal Collaboration.
The agreement will allow IHS to meet its growing demand for doctoral education for its recently developed international PhD research programme. In the past year, IHS has had a significant increase in the number of international PhD candidates, from originally 2 to 15 in 2015. Its PhD candidate originate from countries such as Cameroon, China, Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Mexico, Nigeria, Taiwan, and Thailand.
Arjun Appadurai has recently been appointed as an Honorary Professor in Erasmus University's Department of Media and Communication and the Erasmus Research Centre of Media, Communication and Culture (ERMeCC). He will be visiting Erasmus University in May-June 2015. In 2013, he received an Honorary Doctorate from Erasmus University Rotterdam at the occasion of the university’s 100th anniversary.