Your benefits

The VDS PhaNuSpo is one of the top destinations for ambitious and highly qualified doctoral candidates in and across the fields of pharmaceutical, nutritional and sport sciences. The VDS PhaNuSpo focuses on supporting excellent research through close supervision, integration, networking and funding programmes.

  • Close supervision and supportive mentoring by at least two experts in the field of PhD research project
  • Interdisciplinary exchange in joint courses, retreats or workshops, and social events
  • Additional financial support e.g. in form of completion or mobility grants
  • Low hierarchies and open door policies
  • A strong students voice in the doctoral school's Steering Committee
  • Committed administrative support
  • Travel grant: to support PhD students presenting their scientific work at international science conferences, etc.
  • Mobility grant: to support and enhance direct collaboration with experts from another laboratory
  • Completion grant: support PhD students in the final phase beyond their current thesis funding