During this period, the researcher remains in the employ of their home institution in the country of origin.
There are also grants available for a brief stay in Groningen (max. three months).
These are intended for junior researchers who wish to formulate a research proposal or academic staff who want to spend a sabbatical leave at the University of Groningen .
The University of Groningen is able to provide a thesis supervisor who will be responsible for the scientific supervision of the research.
Host Institution: University of Groningen
Target group: Developing Countries
PhD candidates from a university that has signed a co-operation agreement will be given preferential treatment.
Grants will cover expenses incurred in traveling to and from the Netherlands (max. of four times) and the living costs during the stay.
A moderate research budget can be granted, if judged necessary by the academic supervisor.
(i)Clear research question
(ii)Short description of current developments in the chosen area of research
(iii)A plan for the work
(iv)A survey of relevant literature
(v)A list of applicant’s publications
The Scientific Committee of the Centre for Development Studies (CDS) of the University of Groningen assesses research proposals on academic quality and feasibility.
International Service Desk,
University of Groningen,
P.O Box 72, 9700
E-mail: isd [at] rug.nl
For More Information and Application, Please Visit; University of Groningen Website