• Thursday, January 11, 2018

  • CIIT

  • International Office

Brief Description:

KU Leuven is inviting applications for Global Minds PhD Scholarship Program. These scholarships are available for developing countries students to obtain their PhD from the largest university of Belgium. The aim is to give students the opportunity to conduct PhD research in a ‘sandwich’ system, which means that 50% of the research takes place at KU Leuven and 50% at the home institution of the scholar, supported by a local co-promotor. The PhD-degree is awarded by KU Leuven. KU Leuven is situated at about twenty kilometres from Brussels, the capital of both Belgium and Europe. It is the oldest university of the Low Countries. As such, it has a long-standing tradition of hospitality towards students and scholars from abroad.


Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme

Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.


Monthly basic amount in Belgium

  • Tuition fee
  • Affiliation with a Belgian Health Insurance company
  • Professional and accident insurance coverage; third party liability insurance (study related matters and for professional liability)
  • Airline tickets (for the scholar)
  • Indirect travel costs (for the scholar) for each travel


Eligibility: Students from developing countries are eligible to apply.

Deadline: 31 Jan 2018 (annual)

For more detail about eligibility and how to apply, please visit: https://www.kuleuven.be/energie/english/international/development-cooperation/funding-possibilities/globalminds/phdcalls/index