Interested in research? Do you want to stay in academia? Are you curiosity driven and want to contribute to academic knowledge that can be used to tackle world challenges? Are you keen to show that you can do this in an independent manner? If so, a PhD might be a good step in your career. This presentation by Claudius van de Vijver of Wageningen Graduate Schools will highlight what a PhD entails and what you should consider before you take the decision to do a PhD. It will specify the Wageningen PhD programme, the procedures and criteria to be able to enter.