The research is supervised by a team of promotors or co-promoters. ACTA Graduate School of Dentistry provides training for PhD students. PhD students are expected to take various courses. These courses are in the context of (a) research or the thesis (b) general education, like writing in English or (c) career-oriented, like scholarship writing or courses outside the research field.
There are about 150 researchers working on their PhD research at ACTA. PhD-students at ACTA can be employees or guest researchers.