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.

Study in:Belgium
Providers:Ghent University
Course Level:Grants are available to pursue master or master-after-master programme taught in English.
Field of Study:Grants are available to pursue the following programme:

Master programmes

  • European Master of Science in Nuclear Fusion and Engineering Physics
  • European Master of Science in Photonics
  • International Master of Science in Agro- and Environmental Nematology
  • International Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering
  • International Master of Science in Environmental Technology and Engineering
  • International Master of Science in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation
  • International Master of Science in Rural Development
  • Master of Science in Aquaculture
  • Master of Science in Biochemistry and Biotechnology
  • Master of Science in Bioinformatics
  • Master of Science in Biology
  • Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Chemical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Chemistry
  • Master of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Master of Science in Computer Science Engineering
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Electromechanical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Engineering Physics
  • Master of Science in Environmental Sanitation
  • Master of Science in Fire Safety Engineering
  • Master of Science in Food Technology
  • Master of Science in Geology
  • Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
  • Master of Science in Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management
  • Master of Science in Nutrition and Rural Development (Human Nutrition)
  • Master of Science in Nutrition and Rural Development (Rural Economics and Management)
  • Master of Science in Nutrition and Rural Development (Tropical Agriculture)
  • Master of Science in Physical Land Resources (Land Resources Engineering)
  • Master of Science in Physical Land Resources (Soil Science)
  • Master of Science in Sustainable Materials Engineering
  • Master of Science in Textile Engineering
  • MSc in Business Engineering (Data Analytics)
  • MSc in Business Engineering (Finance)
  • MSc in Business Engineering (Operations management)
  • Master of Science in Business Economics (Accountancy)
  • Master of Science in Business Economics (Corporate Finance)
  • Master of Science in Business Economics (Marketing)
  • Master of Arts in African Studies

Master-after-Master programmes

  • Master of Science in Banking and Finance
  • Master of Laws in European Union Law
  • Master of Laws in International and European Law
  • Master of Laws in International Business Law
  • Master of Laws in Law and Economics
  • Master of Arts in Advanced Studies in Linguistics
  • Master of Science in Maritime Sciences
  • Master of Science in Marketing Analysis
  • Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering
  • Master of Science in Plant Biotechnology
  • Master of Science in Space Studies
  • Master of Science in Statistical Data Analysis
  • Master of Science in integrated Water Management
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Scholarship Award:

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.

Eligibility:

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.

Degree

  • 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.

Nationality:

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.


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