Deadline: March 4, 2019

Purposes are actually open for PhD scholarship at Ghent college. With help from its “Particular Analysis Fund” (BOF), Ghent College grants PhD scholarships to promising PhD college students from creating international locations who want to perform half of their PhD analysis at Ghent College and half in a college in a creating nation.

Annually the Flemish Authorities allocates analysis funds to Ghent College in order to implement the Flemish Authorities Decision of December 21, 2012. Ghent College needs to help college analysis teams or analysis centres in creating international locations of their intention to develop into glorious analysis centres by upgrading native educational personnel.


  • The earliest beginning date of the scholarship at Ghent College is October 1, 2019;
  • The candidate obtains a scholarship for 24 months to review at Ghent college;
  • 24 months of the PhD analysis/research should be cofinanced on the companion college;
  • College students are obliged to divide the Ghent College scholarship into minimal 2 completely different analysis stays in Ghent (North) and have to return at the least as soon as to their house college (South)  in between (= ‘sandwich- schedule’);
  • A minimum of 12 months of the analysis keep within the South should be scheduled after the primary BOF funded keep in Ghent (North) (earliest doable beginning date of the BOF funding = October 1, 2018).


  • PhD scholarship at Ghent College  (24 months)
  • 24 months of PhD analysis can be executed on the companion college within the South, for which no funding is offered by way of this scholarship. This a part of the analysis (24 months) should be funded (e.g. native PhD scholarship or wage) at the companion establishment within the South
  • The Ghent College promoter receives a bench price of €15,440 to cowl (a part of) the operational prices, in addition to a part of the travelling prices of the coed and each the Ghent College and the native promoter.


  • The proposals should be collectively submitted by a candidate, a promoter at Ghent College and a supervisor on the companion college.
  • No restrictions are imposed on the sector of analysis, nonetheless  desire can be given to matters which can be related for growth
  • Candidates have to come from – and have the nationality of – a creating nation (see nation listing);
  • There should be a assure that the candidate will have the ability to work fulltime on the PhD undertaking for a interval of 24 months on the companion college in a particular creating nation (South). This means that the next circumstances must be fulfilled:
    • there should be a native PhD supervisor on the companion college or analysis middle within the South;
    • A written  assertion is requested stating that the candidate is both a funded fulltime PhD scholar or a workers member at this companion college
    • and can be sufficiently exempted from instructing or different assignments as to have the ability to totally consider the PhD analysis within the South.
    • This assertion also needs to point out that the candidate receives an area PhD scholarship or wage for a interval of 24 months when engaged on the PhD on the companion college within the South.
  • This cofunding is just meant for college students who  need to receive a (joint ) PhD diploma at Ghent College.

Choice Standards

  • The {qualifications} of the applicant;
  • The doctoral undertaking;
  • The relevance of the analysis matter for growth;
  • The scientific/scholarly potential of the promoter’s analysis group(s);
  • The partnership between Ghent College and the native institute;
  • The scientific/scholarly potential of the native institute.


Obtain the software kind and submit it electronically to [email protected]

For extra info, go to Ghent College.

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