Ph.D. trajectories and labour market mobility - A survey of recent doctoral recipients at four universities in the Netherlands


This research analyses the Ph.D. trajectories and employment outcomes of recent Dutch Ph.D. recipients at four universities in the Netherlands in 2008-2009: Delft University of Technology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Utrecht University and Wageningen University and Research Centre.

The research was conducted on behalf of the Netherlands Centre for Graduate and Research Schools in the Netherlands and the Institute of Education (IVLOS) at Utrecht University and was subsidized by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap, OC&W). This report is an important source of information on Ph.D. candidates in the Netherlands. The most recent comprehensive study of Ph.D. candidates conducted prior to this research is from 1996 (Hulshof et al., 1996). This study provides detailed information on the background of Ph.D. candidates, their Ph.D. trajectory, including supervision and the performance of Ph.D. candidates, as well as their initial employment after obtaining their Ph.D.

Metadata Access
Creator Sonneveld, H. (Utrecht University); Yerkes, M. (University Rotterdam); Schoot, R. van de (Utrecht University)
Publisher Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS)
Contributor Funding Agency: Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science
Publication Year 2014
Rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess; DANS License
OpenAccess false
Language English
Resource Type Dataset
Format .doc; .pdf; .sav
Discipline Social Sciences
Spatial Coverage the Netherlands