Staff11 July 2022

Faculty of Science gets rid of controversial tenure track

The Faculty of Science of VU Amsterdam will discontinue the highly discussed tenure track system. Instead, it will implement a career track policy that assumes a permanent contract after 18 months. 

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Campus08 July 2022

VU Amsterdam 25 million euros richer than expected

VU Amsterdam ended last year with a surplus of 25 million euros, mainly due to extra government funding, but also because the pandemic caused less financial damage than expected.

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Science30 June 2022

One in four PhD students fails to cross the finish line

A quarter of all doctoral candidates employed by Dutch universities quit before completing their dissertation, the Rathenau Institute has reported. Drop-outs are especially common in the field of law.

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