Why VU?

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The School of Business and Economics (SBE)  of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is research driven and aims to impact society and academia by the quality of its research findings. All research groups within the faculty publish in the world top journals in their field and are driven to push boundaries further. The School offers an international, open and inspiring environment where knowledge exchange and research cooperation are highly stimulated in an informal and friendly atmosphere. As a Marie Curie fellow, being a member of the School offers you the opportunity to be involved in numerous research and social activities, including the many seminar series, workshops, conferences, social gatherings, and relevant networks. Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is located near Amsterdam's new business district and entertains good contacts with the local and European industry. Amsterdam Schiphol international airport is at a convenient 10 minutes train distance. The city of Amsterdam provides excellent living conditions. Dutch people have a good command of English and are internationally oriented.

When funded, the fellow can make full use of the interesting, open and international environment and the high quality training infrastructure available at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

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Marie Curie Fellows will be employed by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam for the duration of the fellowship, offering a broad and attractive package of employment conditions. The employment contract is governed by the Collective Labour Agreement (CAO) for Dutch Universities. In addition to their salaries, staff members receive annual holiday pay and a year-end bonus. Staff members with a full-time contract (38 hours per week) are entitled to 29 days off.

Furthermore, fellows receive funds for travelling (e.g. to travel to conferences, for short research visits) and in case your family moves with you, you are eligible for a family allowance.

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