Application Due Date: March fourth 2019

With assistance from its ” Unique Research Study Fund” (BOF), Ghent University grants PhD scholarships to appealing PhD trainees from establishing nations who want to perform half of their PhD research study at Ghent University and half in a university in an establishing nation.


Prior to getting a PhD scholarship at Ghent college student Constantly require to discover a teacher from Ghent University who wants to function as the manager (‘ promoter’) of their doctoral research study and who consents to support their application The very best method to do this is by searching the list of professors and research study subjects readily available on our research study directory site

  • The propositions need to be collectively sent by a prospect, a promoter at Ghent University and a manager at the partner university.
  • No constraints are troubled the field of research study, nonetheless choice will be offered to subjects that are appropriate for advancement

Advancement importance associates with the degree to which the propositions’ goals follow recipients’ requirements, nation requirements, synergy chances, worldwide concerns and partners’ and donors’ policies.

  • Prospects require to originated from— and have the citizenship of– an establishing nation (see nation list);-LRB- *********************).
  • There needs to be a warranty that the prospect will have the ability to work fulltime on the PhD job for a duration of 24 months at the partner university in a picked establishing nation (South). This indicates that the list below conditions requires to be satisfied:
  1. there needs to be a regional PhD manager at the partner university or proving ground in the South;-LRB- *********************).
  2. A composed declaration is asked for mentioning that the prospect is either a financed fulltime PhD trainee or a team member at this partner university
  3. and will be adequately excused from mentor or other projects regarding have the ability to completely focus on the PhD research study in the South.
  4. This declaration must likewise discuss that the prospect gets a regional PhD scholarship or wage for a duration of 24 months when dealing with the PhD at the partner university in the South.
  • This cofunding is just meant for trainees who wish to acquire a (joint) PhD degree at Ghent University.


  • PhD scholarship at Ghent University (24 months).
  • 24 months of PhD research study will be performed at the partner university in the South, for which no financing is supplied through this scholarship. This part of the research study (24 months) need to be moneyed (e.g. regional PhD scholarship or wage) at the partner organization in the South.
  • The Ghent University promoter gets a bench cost of EUR15440 to cover (part of) the functional expenses, in addition to part of the taking a trip expenses of the trainee and both the Ghent University and the regional promoter.

Period and begin date:

  • The earliest beginning date of the scholarship at Ghent University is 1 October 2019;-LRB- *********************).
  • The prospect gets a scholarship for 24 months to study at Ghent university;-LRB- *********************).
  • 24 months of the PhD research/study need to be cofinanced at the partner university;-LRB- *********************).

  • Trainees are required to divide the Ghent University scholarship into minimum 2 various research study stays in Ghent (North) and require to return a minimum of as soon as to their house university (South) in between (= ‘ sandwich- schedule’);-LRB- *********************).
  • A minimum of 12 months of the research study remain in the South need to be arranged after the very first BOF moneyed remain in Ghent (North)(earliest possible beginning date of the BOF financing = 1 October 2019).
  • Applications need to be sent on the application offered this function.

The Research study Council selects of the applications based in part on the suggestions gotten from members of the Council for Advancement Cooperation.

  1. the credentials of the candidate;-LRB- *********************).
  2. the doctoral job;-LRB- *********************).
  3. the importance of the research study subject for advancement;-LRB- *********************).
  4. the scientific/scholarly capacity of the promoter’s research study group( s);-LRB- *********************).
  5. the collaboration in between Ghent University and the regional institute;-LRB- *********************).
  6. the scientific/scholarly capacity of the regional institute.

For Additional Information:

Go To the Authorities Website of the Ghent University Doctoral Scholarships 2019


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