Ghent University Doctoral Scholarships for Students of Developing Countries in Belgium, 2020

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Scholarship Overview

Ghent University is providing PhD Positionsfor talented students from developing countries in Belgium.

Ghent University is a public research university located in Ghent, Belgium. It was established in 1817 by King William I of the Netherlands. UGent considers itself a pluralist university in a special sense, i.e. not connected to any particular religion or political ideology.

Scholarship Benefits

  • 4 months of PhD research will be executed at the partner university in the South, for which no funding is provided through this application . This part of the research (24 months) must be funded (e.g. local PhD scholarship or salary) at the partner institution in the South.
  • The Ghent University promoter receives a bench fee of €310/per month of research in Ghent + €8000 travel budget to cover (part of) the operational costs, as well as part of the travelling costs of the student and both the Ghent University and the local promoter.

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Candidates need to come from – and have the nationality of – a developing country.
  • There must be a guarantee that the candidate will be able to work fulltime on the PhD project for a period of 24 months at the partner university in a selected developing country (South).
  • There must be a local PhD supervisor at the partner university or research centre in the South.

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