target menu
... / ... / Onderwijs / Onderzoekers in opleiding (PhD)

Onderzoekers in opleiding (PhD)

The dept of Hematology participates in 2 Postgraduate Schools, organizing PhD courses and offering PhD positions.

1. The Postgraduate school Molecular Medicine (MolMed). Its mission is the stimulation of clinically oriented biomedical research, with an emphasis on translational research. MolMed’s two main activities are the organization of education for postgraduate students, post docs and senior scientist, and the stimulation of cooperation between several departments with regards to translational research. The school has a tight cooperation with other Research Schools and has been accredited by the KNAW.
The schools covers four main themes: (1) endocrinology, metabolism & ageing, (2) hematopoiesis, (3) lymphopoiesis & immune regulation, (4) oncology and (5) infections & host response.
MolMed organizes an annual introductory course that includes the “Annual Molecular Medicine Day” on the main topics of the school, as well as advanced courses, workshops and hands-on training dealing with specialized topics. Detailed information about the these activities and those of other related postgraduate schools (MGC, CBG) can be found at

2. The Cardiovascular Research School Erasmus University Rotterdam (COEUR). Its mission is to promote outstanding basic, translational and clinical cardiovascular research, with the ultimate aim of improving the diagnosis, prognosis and quality of life of patients afflicted by or at risk for cardiovascular disease and to train future national and international leaders in the cardiovascular field through systematic scientific education and training programs. Details on the education program of COEUR can be found at