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Call for scholarships for an International Training Programme (ITP): "International Module in Spatial Development Planning (IMSDP)”

The IMSDP programme is an intensive three months teaching and research programme for post-graduate students and researchers in urban studies and planning. It is offered by the KU Leuven Departments of Architecture and Earth and Environmental Sciences, in collaboration with the research units P&D, OSA and Geography and Tourism and over twenty academic partners.

The programme is organised from March 1st until Tuesday May 28th 2019.

VLIR-UOS supports the programme with 12 scholarships for participants from the global South (please consult the eligible country list).

Application deadline:

23rd of November 2018

How to apply

More information about the programme

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Call for scholarships for International Master Programmes (ICP) – Academic year 2019-2020

VLIR-UOS supports 15 development relevant International Master Programmes organised at one of the five Flemish universities.

The International Master Programmes are accredited (initial or advanced) Master programmes of one or two years (60 or 120 ECTS) on a development-relevant subject. The programmes have a specific but non-exclusive focus on participants from the global South:

• Master of Development Evaluation and Management (Antwerp University)
• Master of Globalization and Development (Antwerp University)
• Master of Governance and Development (Antwerp University)
• Master of Human Settlements (KU Leuven)
• Master of Cultural Anthropology and Development Studies (KU Leuven)
• Master of Science in Food Technology (KU Leuven, Ghent University)
• Master of Science in Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management (Oceans and Lakes) (VUB, Antwerp University, Ghent University)
• Master of Epidemiology (Antwerp University)
• Master of Agro-and Environmental Nematology (Ghent University)
• Master of Rural Development (Ghent University)
• Master of Statistics (Hasselt University)
• Master of Aquaculture (Ghent University)
• Master of Water Resources Engineering (KU Leuven, VUB)
• Master of Sustainable Territorial Development (KU Leuven)
• Master of Transportation Sciences (Hasselt University)


VLIR-UOS supports each Master programmes with 12 scholarships. Interested candidates can apply for a fully-fledged scholarship for the academic year 2019-2020 through the website of the organising universities.

 

Application deadlines:

Between 1 February 2019 and 1 March 2019 (depending on the programme)

More information about the eligibility criteria for a scholarship

More information about the programmess and how to apply

Closed calls

Call for scholarships for an International Training Programme (ITP): "Sustainable Development and Human Rights Law (SUSTLAW) Postgraduate Programme"

The University of Antwerp Law Faculty's Law and Development Research Group will be running a training programme on "Sustainable Development and Human Rights Law" (SUSTLAW) from 11 February to 3 May 2019.

SUSTLAW offers a comprehensive teaching programme based on the research lines of the Law and Development Research Group. The postgraduate programme runs in conjunction with the Faculty's Master of Laws (LL.M).

VLIR-UOS supports the programme with 12 scholarships for participants from the global South (please consult the eligible country list).

Application deadline:

30 September 2018

How to apply

More information about the programme

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CALL LONG-TERM POLICY SUPPORTING RESEARCH 2019

Policy supporting research delivers research output on specific themes of interest to Belgian development cooperation on demand of the Belgian government (DGD). The goal is to improve the relevance and performance of Belgian development cooperation policy with regard to the international framework of sustainable and inclusive development.

Four themes have been selected by DGD:

  1. Using the Sustainable Development Goals as a compass.
  2. Support to the Gender Policy.
  3. Challenges and opportunities for a sustainable integrated water management in partner countries of the Belgian Development Cooperation.
  4. Support to the Private Sector Development Policy.

Contact for additional information:

  1. SDG: Olivier.Thery@diplobel.fed.be - D0.1, tim.bogaert@diplobel.fed.be  - MD8, (Until 30/07  Geert.Vansintjan@diplobel.fed.be)
  2. Gender: Catherine.Gigante@diplobel.fed.be - D2.5 , sandrine.vanhamme@diplobel.fed.be - D2.5
  3. Water: Carol.Durieux@diplobel.fed.be - MD8, Liesbeth.Loddewykx@diplobel.fed.be - MD8
  4. Private Sector Development: Jean-Jacques.Bastien@diplobel.fed.be - D2.2 , Luc.Risch@diplobel.fed.be - D1  

Summary

Budget € 499.497,99  (€ 260.214,15 ARES part, € 239.283,84 VLIR-UOS part) 
Duration 1 January 2019 – 31 December 2019 (with possibility of prolongation)
Eligibility Researchers of Belgian higher education institutions, both universities and university colleges
Launch of the call 29 June 2018
Deadline submission proposals

30 September 2018, 17.00, mail to:

Approval of selected proposals 1 November 2018

Documents

Call documents and the minutes of the information session of 10-07-2018 are available here.

CALL TEAM /SI/JOINT 2019

** This call has been closed. **

TEAM projects and South initiatives are departmental projects focusing on specific development problems. JOINT stands for JOINT (Intern)national Academic Networking and its projects are about academic exchange and networking in a broad national or international setting.

Deadline

7 June 2018, before 6 PM

Guidelines and forms for submitting a proposal