The new Ghent University Top-up Masters grants is an offer for all new students from least developed Countries, low-income countries, lower middle-income countries and upper middle-income countries. Grants are available to pursue the master or master-after-master degree programme taught in English.
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.
|Deadline||:||There’s no open call. Each programme (taught in English) proposes their top 3 applicants to the Committee for Development Cooperation (CDC).
The decision will be taken 18 May 2017, by the CDC.
|Course Level||:||Grants are available to pursue master or master-after-master programme taught in English.|
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The scholarship fee consists of:
- Allowance of €650 per month.
- All-in insurance (health, civil liability, repatriation)
Airline ticket and visa costs are not included in the grant.
Number of Scholarships: Each year, a minimum of 10 scholarships can be awarded.
The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship.
New students who wish to obtain a Master’s or Master-after-Master’s degree at Ghent University.
- You have to have a bachelor degree when applying for a Master programme.
- You have to have a Master degree when applying for a Master-after-Master programme.
Students have to come from a country on the long list of the OESO-DAC country list.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Students must have a bachelor degree when applying for a Master programme
English language Requirements: To be able to determine the proficiency of someone’s knowledge of Dutch or English, Ghent University uses the Common European Framework Reference for Foreign Languages. There are six foreign language proficiency levels and is a basis for the recognition of language qualifications.