National research schools provide education and training for our PhD students. For this purpose they create and maintain educational facilities. From physics, physiology and biology to psychology, educational sciences and cognitive neuroscience: all disciplines and research fields are represented.
In addition, most schools are active in promoting research at the intersection of various disciplines, as well as the acquisition of funds to finance research and education.
CARE - Netherlands School of Primary Care Research
The objectives of CaRe are to establish and guarantee a high quality PhD training programme for researchers, and to foster the development of new scientific knowledge in primary care, transmural care, public and occupational health and health policy.
CMSB - Centre for Medical Systems Biology
The Centre for Medical Systems Biology is aiming to apply innovative multidisciplinary genomics and bioinformatics approaches to improve diagnosis, therapy and prevention of common and rare diseases.
EPOS - Experimental Psychology
The goal of EPOS is to provide opportunities to PhD students for advanced education in the field of Experimental Psychology.
The Helmholtz Institute unites scientists whose research is at the intersection of brain and cognition, based on the premise that for many questions about cognition and behavior it is essential to take brain function into account.
ICO - Interuniversity Centre for Educational Sciences
ICO is a Dutch research school in the domain of educational sciences with the aim of offering advanced courses to its PhD candidates.
IOPS - Interuniversity Graduate School of Psychometrics and Sociometrics
The Interuniversity Graduate School of Psychometrics and Sociometrics (IOPS) is an institute for the advanced dissertation training in psychometrics and sociometrics; it also coordinates the high-quality research in this area.
ISED - Institute for the Study of Education and Human Development
The Institute for the Study of Education and Human Development is an inter-university, national research institute conducting research on the education and development of children and adolescents from birth through young adulthood.
Kurt Lewin Institute
The Kurt Lewin Institute is a centre for graduate training and research focusing on the analysis of the psychological factors contributing to the shaping of social behaviour. The general objective is to stimulate and strengthen research in social psychology and its applications.