The NFU (Dutch association of University Medical Centres) has developed a guideline for PhD tracks in biomedical sciences in the Netherlands. These are Joint guidelines of the Graduate Schools of the Dutch University Medical Centres (UMCs) on the PhD thesis, the PhD project, and the education of PhD candidates. You can find the guidelines on this page
. In case of discrepancies between these NFU guidelines and de the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam regulations, the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam regulations apply.