PhD positions in Governance & Policy Analysis-Dual Career

Attaining a PhD degree and having a career at the same time?

For those who would like to finish a PhD next to a full-time job, the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance has especially developed a new PhD programme, the Governance and Policy Analysis Dual Career PhD programme.

With this programme, the School offers participants who want to conduct a 3 to 5 year research project to deepen their knowledge and to attain a PhD degree.

During the entire research project personal training, supervision and monitoring and a continuous network opportunity are guaranteed.

The Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, unites the excellence of the faculties of Maastricht University and the input of top scholars from partner universities and (research) institutes worldwide.

The School provides an academic forum to discuss, to discover and to learn in an open-minded atmosphere.

Next to Master's and PhD programmes the School continuously develops its training activities, ranging from seminars and workshops to Summer Schools and conferences.

The Maastricht School of Governance has a limited number of scholarships available for admitted candidates.

There are no specific eligibility requirements. The scholarship consists of a tuition waiver and a 3-4 year contract providing the normal monthly wage for PhD students (promovendus) within the Netherlands.

If you are interested in the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance scholarship, please fill out the Marie Curie application form which will be available form October 1st onwards.

Information about the programme and the School can be obtained via our website or by sending an email with your specific question to

Scholarship 2017/18

Undergraduate Scholarships,
Masters Scholarships,
PhD Scholarships,
International Scholarships.