Master Open Day 2017

Unfortunately NIHES Master Open Day is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

In case you wish to meet and discuss with our programme coordinator or a professor from a specific specialisation please send an e-mail to

 Visit the NIHES Master Open Day on 07 March 2017 and get to know everything about the Master and PhD programmes in Health Sciences and Clinical Research at NIHES 

Want to take a sneak-peak into the academic world of Health Sciences and Clinical Research at the Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES) at Erasmus MC? Come to the NIHES Open Day to experience what it’s like to study at NIHES during your Masters, PhD or even just to follow a few short courses. Get up-close and personal in a meet and greet with our world-renowned professors and envision your future career with the guidance of our student ambassadors and advisors. 


14:15 – 14:30 Welcome coffee and tea

14:30 – 16:00 Session 1: Presentations

During the afternoon, ourESP Director and the Head of the Department of Epidemiology, Prof. Arfan Ikram will give you an inspiring presentation of how to actively shape your scientific career.  Our programme coordinator Astrid Vrakking will take over to give you more information about NIHES and the various academic programmes. The first session will end with one of our Postdoctoral researchers Taulant Muka who will give you his inside student perspective of studying with NIHES and will present you the career opportunities after your studies.

16:00 – 17:00 Session 2: Meet the Professors

After this presentation session we welcome you to our Meet and Greet session with our leading professors from all specialisations. They have a knack for making you feel straight at home and drawing out all those important research questions, so don’t be shy!

  • Professor of Biostatistics
  • Professor of Epidemiology
  • Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
  • Professor of Clinical Research
  • Professor of Genetic Epidemiology
  • Professor of Health Economic Analysis
  • Professor of Pharmaco-epidemiology
  • Professor of Public Health
  • Professor of Medical Phycology

If you are interested in speaking to more than one professor during the event, not a problem! Just register for one of the professors through the online registration form, and send us your other preferences through email so we can make sure they make time for you (

17:00 – 18:00 Closing reception

Finally, after a successful day of soaking up information we will ease your minds with drinks and snacks in our award-winning Education Center. During the closing reception NIHES students will be there to share their experiences and chat with you!

Interested? Register now! Only a very limited number of spots available!

We look forward to welcoming you to NIHES at Erasmus MC!