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.
- 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.
- 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.