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Working at Erasmus MC

Erasmus MC is an international leading academic hospital. Erasmus MC staff, volunteers and students work with passion and dedication to achieve a safe, first-rate healthcare for patients with complex disorders, rare conditions or acute needs. Erasmus MC is recognized as a world-class scientific research organization. We aim to improve our understanding of diseases and disorders and help to predict, treat and prevent them. It starts with doing.

It starts with doing

Working at Erasmus MC

It starts with doing


Ground-breaking research

We conduct ground-breaking research every single day. At Erasmus MC we believe in a close synergy between biomedical research, clinical research and health sciences.

Research funding strategy

Our research funding strategy can be differentiated in four themes:

  • A healthy start and life course for all
  • The food-knowledge gateway to health
  • Data-driven approaches for a healthy life course
  • Understanding and combating diseases

Graduate School

The Erasmus MC Graduate School provides outstanding Research Master and PhD programmes. We strive to educate and train future world-class biomedical academics in the clinical, health science and biomedical field in a stimulating environment.

Erasmus MC enables graduates to become an independent researcher able to solve complex questions, based on scientific evidence. Our PhD graduates have the competencies to appraise scientific research and have made important steps towards being biomedical academics. 

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Your PhD journey at Erasmus MC

Discover the different phases of your PhD journey

Your PhD journey at Erasmus MC


Living and working in Rotterdam

Rotterdam is a dynamic city. Also called 'Manhattan on the Maas'. Sparkling skyscrapers, an impressive port, trendy restaurants and food markets, renowned museums and awesome events are the direct result of the can-do mentality of the 'Rotterdammers'. Find out more about living and working in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

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Amazing Erasmus MC

Find out what makes Erasmus MC 'Amazing'. We tell our stories about innovation, health and healthcare.

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