Please download and save the Excel file locally before using the application.
The model can be used by opening the file in Excel on Windows or Apple pc’s
In case you get a message that Windows blocks the macros, please act as follows to unblock:
- Once you have downloaded the file, you must first extract the ZIP file;
- Then right-click on the file, then 'properties', then 'unblock'.
The PhD Competence Model is a self-assessment tool. It is not to be used for assessment or appraisal. It can be used free of charge. The PhD Competence Model may not be used for commercial purposes.
The Dutch University Medical Centers collectively designed the PhD Competence Model in 2016. Current version: September 2017.