A doctorate can be obtained at Erasmus University
Rotterdam in a number of ways. As a member of staff at Erasmus University
Rotterdam, or as an employee from outside the university, you can work on a
thesis under the supervision of a professor at the university (supervisor). It
is also possible to obtain a position as an AIO, the equivalent of a PhD
student. AIOs have a 4-year contract with the university, which period can be
devoted almost entirely to doing research for a doctoral thesis. PhD programmes
are linked to the EUR research schools.
The regulations on obtaining a doctorate explain the
procedure for studying for a doctorate.