The Interuniversity Graduate School of Psychometrics and Sociometrics (IOPS) is an institute for the advanced dissertation training in psychometrics and sociometrics; it also coordinates the high-quality research in this area.

Participating universities are:

  • Leiden University
  • University of Amsterdam (UvA)
  • University of Groningen
  • Twente University
  • Tilburg University
  • Utrecht University
  • KU Leuven

Participating research institutes:

  • CITO (National Institute of Educational Measurement)
  • CBS (Statistics Netherlands)


  • At M&S Utrecht University there is a vacancy for a Postdoc position in methods and techniques for the social and behavioral sciences.
  • At VU University Amsterdam/CBS a PhD researcher position  in Sociology (Social Statistics) is available.
  • KU Leuven (University of Leuven) has three vacancies for PhD positions in the field of Statistics in Education.
  • At University of Groningen a PhD position Statistical methods for psychological test norming is available.

See the link below for all vacancies.

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