VLAG Partner Institutes
Based on the recommendations of PhD candidates, an overview of interesting sites has been made.
Applied Bioscience Graduate School
The Finnish Graduate School on Applied Bioscience: Bioengineering, Food & Nutrition, Environment
African Nutrition Leadership Programme
The aim of the programme is to assist in the development of future leaders in the field of human nutrition in Africa.
- BioBusiness Summer School
The five-day intensive programme of the BioBusiness Summer School gives an introduction to the business world of Life Sciences.
- BioTech Delft
BioTech Delft offers several courses in the area of biotechnology (Bioprocess Design, Downstream processing, Microbial Physiology and Fermentation Technology, etc).
European Nutrition Leadership Programme
Usually takes place in April, Luxembourg
The aim of the programme is to assist in the development of future leaders in the field of human nutrition in Europe.
Department of Food Science, University of Copenhagen
FOOD.KU offers several courses in the areas of Food Chemistry and Food Microbiology.
- Han-sur-Lesse Physical Chemistry Winter School
Usually takes place in January, Belgium
The goal of the winter school is to inform participants about modern aspects of physical chemistry and to promote the distribution of knowledge of new concepts in this field.
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique
Erasmus Postgraduate School Molecular Medicine
MolMed organises a large number of courses for PhD candidates involved in molecular work.
NanoNextNL is a national (Dutch) innovation programme on micro and nanotechnology.
Nederlands Instituut voor Biologie
NIBI organises for example courses Research management.
- NIHES (Epidemiology & Public Health)
Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences
NIHES offers a range of courses in the area of epidemiology
School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism
- OSPT (Process Engineering)
Onderzoekschool Proces Technologie / Graduate School on Process Technology
One research group (Food process engineering) participates in VLAG and in OSPT. OSPT coordinates a number of courses in the area of process engineering.
- PhD courses in Denmark
Joint database of PhD courses at all Danish universities.
Science for Safe Food in Europe
Wageningen University is a member of the SAFE-consortium. SAFE organises short courses (2 days) in Brussels.
- Wageningen University & Research Centre for Development Innovation
Programme of specialist courses for mid-career professionals partly conducted in the Netherlands and partly in Africa and Asia. The course 'Governance & food safety in international chains' and courses within the 'Secure and Healthy Food programme' might be of interest to VLAG PhD candidates.
Most graduate schools offer their courses for a reduced fee for PhD candidates from other graduate schools. Please consult the VLAG secretariat (Yvonne.Smolders@wur.nl) about these arrangements.