Individual members need a user account and online profile

Becoming visible as a member of the GO-GN community requires a 3 step registration procedure:

PhD candidates and experts first submit the intake form where they show their interest in becoming a member.

On ivitation by the GO-GN Board that acknowledges membership, PhD candidates and Experts go through the registration procedure. They need to create a user account and a personal profile in the GO-GN online community. The community administrator will than add them to the GO-GN membershiplist. Once this procedure is completed:

• You will be able to access more resources and services within the Network than unregistered visitors
• You will be able to share and exchange contacts, discussions and resources with other registered community members – both PhD candidates and experts
• PhD candidates and their (co)promoters can use the online community to manage the PhD trajectory.

Below we take you through the procedure step-by-step.


Create a user account

People already familiar with social networks like Facebook or LinkedIn will find registering fairly straightforward:


Use the 'Sign In' option at the top right-hand corner of your screen to get to the Login/Registration page.






This manual takes you through the process step-by-step. It may be most convenient to print it.....

Download Manual - How to create an account (for PhD candidates)

 Download Manual - How to create an account (for Expert members)


Edit your personal user profile

The user account is essential to get access. What makes the portal important is the information you provide and share. Most personal information is stored in your profile. It is essential that you complete your profile and set the priviliges for others to see your data.




After you have registered, create your profile by accessing 'My Profile' at the top left-hand corner of your screen.


This manual takes you through the process step-by-step. It may be most convenient to print it .....

Download Manual - How to edit your profile (for PhD candidates)

Download Manual - How to edit your profile (for Expert members)


Join the GO-GN community

The last step is to join the community on the portal. This is the only step you can not do yourself. It is decided that the administrator has to add you manually.

Once you have been added to the community your profile information will show up in either the PhD candidate list or the expert list.

If you think you should be in one of the lists after registration but are not visible, please contact the administrator.