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Student Research Project BW


Admission requirements

All exams of the first and second year BW have to be passed.


Depends on the chosen subject.

Course objectives

During the traineeship, students become acquainted with biomedical research by participation. They conduct research on an individual basis to find answers to research questions and gain insight into their field of study. The students learn how new scientific questions (hypotheses) arise which require well planned investigation to acquire proper answers. This will enable the student to explore various (new) methods and to develop problem solving skills. Furthermore, they learn to participate in a research team and to engage in departmental and laboratory deliberations on the progress of the research project.


All course and group schedules are published on MyTimeTable.

The exam dates have been determined by the Education Board and are published in MyTimeTable.
It will be announced in MyTimeTable and/or Brightspace when and how the post-exam feedback will be organized.

Mode of instruction

Supervised research project/traineeship and writing report as well as oral presentation thereof.

Assessment method

The Student Research Project will be assessed by the supervisor and an appointed member of the Bachelor BW internship committee (BIC) using the online forms that are available via KL-APP (onderwijs-website Assessment).

Reading list

You can find the complete reading list for Biomedical Sciences here.


To find a place where they can do their traineeship, students can consult the information available on Brightspace (the section on SRP) and in KL-APP. Together with their traineeship supervisor they have to fill out the “stage aanvraagformulier” which is available in KL-APP. (Information can be found on Blackboard or Bright Space in the BW 3rd year course “Choose” and BW Bachelor jaar 3- Stage (student research project)).


Further information can be obtained from the bachelor internship coordinator, Prof Ko Willems van Dijk,


The Student Research Project is subject to the Procedures Training Periods/Research Projects (stageregeling; available in KL-APP). These regulations require detailed written agreements between supervisor and student that specify the conditions for the Research Project. This agreement is part of the “stage aanvraag formulier") and should be put forward to the bachelor internship committee (BIC) via KL-APP at least four weeks before the start of the project.
More information about the Research Project can be found LUMC’s Studentwebsite or in the “Choose” course, section “Info BW3 stage” on Brightspace.