Why a PhD at LUMC?

Medical Faculty of Leiden University

LUMC is the Medical Faculty of Leiden University and houses the academic hospital and research buildings with unique research facilities ranging from novel genomics and proteomics to the largest mass cytometry facility in the Netherlands.

LUMC is a modern university medical center for research, education and patient care with a high quality profile and a strong scientific orientation.

Its unique research practice, from pure fundamental medical research to applied clinical research, places LUMC among the world's top medical centers.This enables LUMC to offer patient care and education that is in line with the latest international insights and standards – and helps to improve medicine and healthcare inside and outside LUMC.

LUMC forms a knowledge center for topics in the field of public health with an impact on society. It has a directive function in the region and it acts as a centre for continuing education and further training for medical professionals. The collaboration between LUMC, Leiden University and the Leiden Bio Science Park creates unique possibilities for medical innovation in Leiden and surroundings.