Isik, Ulviye

Name: Ulviye Isik
Title: MSc
Position: PhD student Tutor for medical students 

Short introduction

Ulviye studied Health Sciences at the Free University in Amsterdam. Her thesis was about "well-being from the perspective of community-dwelling older adults".  After her graduation she wanted to develop her research skills, so she started working as a research assistant in Research in Education, VUmc School of Medical Sciences. After a year (July 2014) she started her PhD.

Research interests

Academic motivation of ethnic minority students, motivation in medical students, development of motivation.


Master Thesis "Well-being from the perspective of community-dwelling older adults".

Academic activities

Tutor in Bachelor 1 for the medical students in VUmc School of Medical Sciences