Interesting groups

Promeras is the representative body for all PhD candidates at Erasmus MC. You will automatically become a member if you are an Erasmus MC PhD candidate. You can sign up for the Promeras newsletter via their website. Promeras safeguards the rights of PhD candidates, advises the PhD committee and organizes social events. If you have any questions about your PhD program, please visit the Promeras website, check out their facebook page, sign up for the Promeras newsletter or contact Promeras via

The Erasmus MC PhD committee
This committee is involved in PhD education policy and PhD training programs. The committee advises the dean and Erasmus MC Graduate School. If you have things that need to be discussed by the PhD committee, please send an e-mail via

The Sophia Researchers Representation
This group represents all PhD candidates at Sophia Children’s Hospital and keeps you updated on all interesting seminars, workshops and social activities. If you want to join this group please send an e-mail to For more information please visit their Agora1site (Dutch only).

The Erasmus PhD Association Rotterdam (EPAR) 
This association represents all PhD candidates at Erasmus University Rotterdam, including the medical faculty. Promeras is a member of EPAR. EPAR cooperates with the PhD councils of the faculties and provides information for PhD candidates and organizes social events. For more information please visit their website.

The PhD Network Netherlands (PNN)
This is the National PhD council and they aim to promote PhD-related issues on a national level, to coordinate and support activities, inform PhD candidates and to improve the quality of the Dutch PhD program. Promeras is a member of PNN. For more information please consult their website (Dutch only).

1Agora is not accessible outside Erasmus MC