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Interdisciplinary Doctorate Agreement (IDA)

This agreement provides funding for doctorate research on interdisciplinary subjects. The topic of the doctorate needs to closely connected to one of the UvA's interdisciplinary BA programmes.

The aim of the funding is to encourage and facilitate original and novel intedisciplinary research.

Who can apply?

Applications can be submitted by a team of two UvA-professors (full, associate or assistant), who:

  • have an affiliation with UvA for at least the envisioned duration of the PhD-project and who have ‘research time’,
  • both teach in the same eligible interdisciplinary BA programme (see Appendix 1 for eligible programmes),
  • have different disciplinary backgrounds and are members of different research institutes, graduate schools and preferably departments (faculteiten), and
  • will act as daily supervisors.

You can find the full conditions in the Call for Proposals included in this document:

Memo including Call for proposals for IDA funding


The deadline for the submission of proposals is Monday morning, 29 January 2018, 7:59.