PhD Grants-Joint Doctoral Programme in Arts and Archaeology at Ghent University in Belgium, 2017

Ghent University is offering PhD Grants – Joint Doctoral Programme in Arts and Archaeology Starting from 1 October 2017. International students are eligible to apply for this grant.

As part of the Joint Doctoral Programme in Arts and Archaeology (JDP by Universiteit Gent (Belgium) and Università di Verona (Italy) 2 new PhD scholarships are being granted to predoctoral researchers, aimed at obtaining a doctoral degree within 4 years.

Ghent University is a top 100 university and one of the major universities in Belgium. Our 11 faculties offer a wide range of courses and conduct in-depth research in both exact and social sciences. Ghent University aims to encourage its students to adopt a critical approach within a creative, development-oriented educational and research environment.

Course Level: Grants are available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject: Grants are awarded in the field of Arts and Archaeology.

Scholarship Award: The amount of the scholarship is approximately € 1.958 per month, depending on the family status of the scholar. Based on the advice of the Research Council, a bench fee of € 7.440 (€ 310/month) will be awarded to the promoter per term of 2 years.

Number of Scholarships: Two grants are available.

Scholarship can be taken in Belgium

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

Requirements regarding the appointment of candidates

At the start of the BOF fellowship, candidates must qualify for a ‘dehousse scholarship’, which is a PhD scholarship exempted from taxation.


The PhD grant research proposal must be submitted English.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this grant.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English Language Requirements: The language of communication of the JDP will be English. The taught part of the program will be in English.

How to Apply: Applications must be sent to The application document has to be named as followed: “surname candidate_first name candidate_DOC application”. Send the application form and annexes as separate PDF-files.

Application Deadline: Grant application deadline is August 15, 2017.

Apply here


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