The traineeship, in the second or third year, consists of participation in current research projects closely connected to the dissertation project, either at another location of the ICS or – more often- at another well-established research institute in the Netherlands or abroad.

The Netherlands

  • Agricultural Economic Institute, The Hague
  • Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek (CBS), Voorburg
  • Centrum voor Arbeidsmarktbeleid, Groningen
  • DECIDE, Groningen
  • Decision Insights, Groningen
  • Department of Psychology, RUG, Groningen
  • Department of Social Psychology, VU, Amsterdam
  • Department of Theory of Law, RUG, Groningen
  • Erasmus University, Rotterdam
  • International Institute for Social History, Amsterdam
  • Ministerie van VWS, The Hague
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague
  • Nestor Program, Groningen
  • NIOD, Amsterdam
  • OSA, The Hague
  • Social Cultural Planning Bureau
  • Trimbos Institute
  • Vakcentrale CNV


  • Australian National University, Canberra
  • Macquarie University, Sydney
  • Macarthur University of Western Sydney


  • University of Toronto


  • University of Leuven


  • CREDES, Paris
  • French Printers Union, Paris
  • Laboratoire de Sociologie Quantitative (CREST), Paris
  • LASMAS/Institut du Longitudinal, Caen


  • Factory producing Decoration Paper (name withheld)
  • Max Planck Institute, Berlin
  • University of Munich
  • University of Rostock
  • Zentral Archiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Köln


  • Social Science Research Center (Tarki), Budapest


  • Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa


  • European University, Florence


  • University of Oslo


  • University of Stockholm


  • International Social Security Association, Geneva
  • University of Berne

United Kingdom

  • Democratic Audit of the UK
  • London School of Economics, London
  • Nuffield College, Oxford
  • PERC, University of Sheffield


  • Berkeley, California
  • Carnegy Mellon University, Pittsburg
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Duke University
  • Durham University, North Carolina
  • Graduate School of Business, Stanford, Palo Alto
  • Harvard University
  • Hoover Institution, Stanford University
  • ICPSR Summer School, Ann Arbor
  • Kellog Gaduate School for Management
  • Stanford University
  • University of California, Irvine
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Indiana
  • University of Michigan
  • University of the Pacific
  • Unversity of Pittsburg
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of Texas, Arlington