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PhD Council - FAQ

What is the PhD Council of FSE?

Established in April 2011, the GSSE (Graduate School of Science and Engineering) PhD Council is a representative body for PhD students in the Faculty of Science and Engineering.


Our aim is two-fold:

  • Represent all PhD students from GSSE

  • Organize educational and social events

Members and Contact Information

The PhD Council now consists of eight members, spanning the different institutes of the Faculty of Science and Engineering. More information regarding the members can be found on the Who We Are page.

Are you interested in joining? Don’t hesitate to reach out at

Policy Plan

Our aims and activities are listed in the Policy Plan, where we explain in detail and transparently what our activities entail.

PhD Council Facebook Page

Our Facebook page provides information regards in upcoming activities. You can join the group here.

PhD Council Discord group

We started a Discord group where we organise online events and board game nights. You can join in here.

Green Initiatives

Starting in 2021, the GSSE PhD Council is coordinating with Green Office Groningen.

Keep on the lookout for our green collaborations!

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