WIMEK PhD procedure

This timetable shows the steps of your PhD Programme with WIMEK.

When Action
Start PhD project Registration at department: PhD contract (for PhD candidates not financed by WU or NWO)
If applicable: payment of tuition fee (guest PhDs, sandwich PhDs with third flow funding)
Registration with WIMEK: WIMEK registration form PhD candidates (doc)
If you want to take BSc of MSc courses or want a Students sports card (and are not emplyed at WageningenUR): Registration as PhD candidate with SSC (NB: your registration with SSC needs to be renewed every year!!!)
Within 6 months Fill out your first draft of the TSP (WIMEK TSP form) and discuss it with your supervisor(s)
Official submission (at wimek@wur.nl) & formal approval of the TSP
Submission research proposal by supervisor(s)
Assessment research proposal by WIMEK by external reviewers
Approval of research proposal by WIMEK
TSP requirements
PhD research proposal form (doc)
Ca. 12 months Formal admittance to the PhD programme. Required: 1) Approval of Masters degree or completed Qualifying Exam; 2) Meet language requirements; 3) Approved TSP; 4) Approved research proposal; 5) Positive Go/No-go evaluation by supervisor. See also PhD website WU
N.B.: Check if you/your supervisor has a letter from SSC certifying that you have been admitted to the PhD programme.
During project Monitoring At 9 months and at 2, 3, 4 (etc.) years
Please use the WIMEK PhD monitoring form (doc) to prepare for your evaluation meetings with your supervisor
At least 15 weeks before graduation Send your application for a WIMEK-SENSE diploma to wimek@wur.nl
Diploma application form (doc)
Ca. at the time of graduation Registration as WIMEK alumnus