For and by PhD students and postdocs within KU Leuven and beyond.


PhD Society helps you to further develop your skills and knowledge. We provide you with all the tools needed to successfully become a PhD graduate.


As a PhD degree holder, you are a valuable asset to many companies outside of academia. Together, we can explore all of your career options.


Work hard, play hard!
As important as your career and academics are, engaging in social activities gives you a well-earned break from working.

Discover our latest events

Join us at one of our gatherings and get to know more about PhD Society while building a strong network. Check the calendar for all of our upcoming academic, career and social events.


Inter-University PhD and Postdoc Community

During these ongoing times of social distancing, it remains ever important to support each other in order to prevent […]

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Check out our 2021 agenda

Curious to learn which activities we have planned within each piller? Please check out our general introduction slides:  PhD […]

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A brand new PhD Society

Since you got to this point, you have probably seen our brand new look already. Still, we are very […]

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Become a member of PhD Society

Interested in joining the biggest community for PhD students in Leuven? Contact PhD Society now and we’ll provide you with all the right tools to build your own PhD-network!