Our offer

Wetsus stimulates personal development and designed a specific training program for that purpose. Doing a PhD at Wetsus also means you commit yourself not only to science but also to the personal development program.

You will be working in a new, innovative, dynamic, idea driven and future-directed research institute. You will be able to put your mark on the development of new water technology. In our Centre of excellence we strive for high level research projects. You will work in close collaboration with our industrial partners and also with research groups of various universities. The unique characteristic of Wetsus is the multidisciplinarity of the program.

Salary and working conditions are according to the collective labor agreement of the Cooperative Association of Dutch Universities (VSNU) for PhD students. Per 1-2-2019 the salary for a PhD student as determined by the collective labor agreement are (in Euros before tax per year): €32.550 (year 1), €37.926 (year 2), €39.690(year 3) and €41.608 (year 4). PhD students are appointed by one of the cooperating universities but research is conducted at the Wetsus laboratory in Leeuwarden.

combining scientific excellence with commercial relevance