The hallmark is to explore the interface between ecology and evolution. You will benefit from a wide spectrum of national and international expertise in these fields. You will acquire top quality research competences. The programme is specifically designed to acquire the right research competences and prepare you for conducting top quality research.
The Top Programme is administered by the Groningen Institute of Evolutionary Life Sciences (GELIFES), a centre of excellence in ecological and evolutionary research. This central position ensures that students can benefit from a wide spectrum of national and international expertise across the fields of ecology and evolution. Via advanced theoretical and practical training you will become highly attractive for research positions in the area of Evolutionary Biology.
We also offer an Erasmus + programme in Evolutionary Biology: A joint project between four European universities. You will start the programme at one of these universities and will spend at least one semester at a partner university. Students receive a prestigious double degree. More information can be found here.