Major research project

The major research project is normally done within the UU/UMC in the lasts nine months and counts for 51 EC. 

Minor research project / profile

The minor research project is particularly suitable to do abroad. Its duration is six months and upon successful completion the research project will be awarded with 33 EC.  If you choose to do a major and minor research project, this is called the research profile.

Instead of the minor research project you can also choose one of the different profiles.


You can extend your research projects with your electives: 3, 6 or 9 EC. Go to the study guide for more information.

More (practical) information

Practical information can be found in the study guide. For instance, the Research Project guide for students.

Information about programme specific research

Research groups and Research Projects can be found at the website from Regenerative Medicine and Technology.