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Call for doctoral grant applications in the framework of the ULg & UHasselt joint PhD




Funding organisation: Bijzonder Onderzoeksfonds BOF/ Special Research Fund
(UHasselt) – Joint PhD programme (ULg)


The UHasselt BOF doctoral fund and the ULg Joint PhD programme provide
funding for PhD fellowships in the framework of the cooperation between
University of Liège and Hasselt University. Both universities provide
funding to cofinance 2 PhD fellowships in close collaboration leading to a
joint doctoral degree (2 separate certificates).

The fellowships have an initial duration of two years and are renewable
for a second period of two years after a positive evaluation at the end of
the second year. This evaluation will be based upon the progress report,
produced by the candidate, for the doctoral committee and the doctoral
committee's advice.
This programme will provide funding for PhDs in two specific domains per

Call 2018 – deadline 01.03.2018:

Engineering & “STEM”/ Mathematics,
Informatics, Sciences & Technology.

For whom?

This programme is open to applicants (without restriction to gender,
nationality or age) who want to prepare their PhD in collaboration between
Hasselt University and University of Liège and in the domains of
(interior) architecture or research in biomedical/medical sciences or
interdisciplinary biological research within life sciences.

The applications must be submitted by the PhD candidate with an ULg
supervisor and an UHasselt supervisor who can act as PhD supervisor cf.
section 9 of the UHasselt doctoral regulations AND with an ULg PhD

• Application form + annexes:
• Send to and

• Joint doctoral grants in the framework of cooperation between
University of Liège and Hasselt University • UHasselt BOF regulations •
Regulations ULg:
• The evaluation and the selection will take place in both Research
in April - May 2017. Selected candidates will be informed in June 2017.

More information?
• University of Liège
Raphaela Delahaye
Tel: +32 4 366 91 04

• Hasselt University
Lieve Tulleneers
Tel.: +32 11 26 90 41

01.03.2017, 5PM Brussels time