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Bachelor and Master students

Do you find yourself wondering why and how heart disease develops? Do you want to contribute to innovations in the cardiovascular field? Want to broaden your horizon? At the UMCG cardiology research center there are plenty of opportunities for ambitious Bachelor’s and Master’s students.

Research line: Heart Failure, Ischemic Heart Diseases, Experimental Cardiology, Atrial Fibrillation
Project: BIOSTAT-CHF, Early Synergy, GIPS-IV trial, Adiposity in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction, iPHORECAST, KETONE-HF, RACE‐8‐HF, RED-CVD, SECRETE-HF, Selenium and Heart Failure, STOP-HF, PLN cardiomyopathy, AF RISK, APAF-CRT, RACE 9, RASTA AF

Bachelor and Master students

Interested students (Bachelor and Master students) can contact any scientist from the UMCG cardiology research center directly. Together you will identify and study important questions directed at understanding heart disease from a scientific and clinical perspective. Almost anything is possible at our department as our research ranges from very fundamental basic science focused on new discoveries to clinical trials that shape the way we treat heart disease.

Check out the different projects on our website and contact PhD students or project leaders directly to learn how they can contribute to our projects. Not sure which project suits you best? You can always contact and we will help you find a match.

Still not sure if this is the right job for you? Fill in this form and someone from a group related to your field of interest will get in touch with you soon.

More information

For more information, you can contact the principal investigator of the research line of your interest:

  • Heart Failure: Prof. dr. Adriaan Voors,
  • Experimental Cardiology: Prof. dr. Rudolf de Boer,
  • Atrial Fibrillation: Prof. dr. Michiel Rienstra,
  • Ischemic Heart Disease: Dr. Gabija Pundziute-Do Prado,


Candidates may apply by sending an email to the respective principal investigator. Please include a brief biography in your CV, a letter of motivation and your topic of interest.

We aim to contact you as soon as possible.