We are very grateful to the following sponsors for their contribution to our 2015 edition:



The VSNU – Association of universities in the Netherlands – is formed by the fourteen Dutch research Universities. VSNU represents the universities to the government,  parliament, and governmental and civic organisations.

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NWO – The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research ensures quality and innovation in science and facilitates its impact on society.

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Promood –  The independent representative body for PhD candidates at the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft). We are a small but dedicated group of fellow PhD candidates who like to work for the benefit of the PhD community in Delft.


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Academic Transfer – Since 1997 AcademicTransfer supplies all academic job openings at non-profit research institutes, universities and university medical centers in the Netherlands. In recent years, jobs in the corporate sector have also been added in response to intense demand for talented researchers.


Gildeprint – An independent, fullservice printing office with over 30 years experience in printing dissertations, theses and other publications in book form. We aim to be the best dissertation printer in the Netherlands.


FOM – Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter. At FOM, top physics research takes place at four FOM Institutes and in more than 200 workgroups at Dutch universities and knowledge institutions. FOM is part of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).