About the AMC Graduate School

Facts and figures



Duration of AMC PhD trajectories

The actual duration of AMC PhD trajectories is calculated as the period from the start of the PhD project to the date of the thesis defense. The median duration is 5.0 years.




AMC PhD candidates: Gender

About 2/3 of all AMC PhD candidates are women.

AMC PhD Defenses

In 2016, a total of 209 AMC PhD dissertations were succesfully defended. In 2013, an all-time record of 238 AMC PhD dissertations were successfully defended.


During the last four years, a rise in the number of starting PhD candidates was observed. The current rise of PhD defenses is closely directly related to the increased inflow. The coming three years, an equally high number of PhD defenses is foreseen.


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