Selection procedure


Deadline
You must submit the Application Form, completed according to the Application Guidelines, to the Program Committee before the application deadline of 15 February 2017. Application forms received after the deadline will not be considered.

After the submission
All applications are reviewed by the Program Committee of the International PhD Program.

In March 2017, short-listed candidates will be sent an invitation letter for the selection week from 15-18 May 2017. We will reimburse your travel expenses and provide free accommodation in Ghent during the selection week.

Offers of admission to the VIB International PhD Program will be made to the top 10 applicants during the interview week.

The selected candidates will be fully funded with a yearly net salary of 25.000 Euros.
Selected candidates are expected to start with their PhD at the university of their thesis advisor, or promoter, around the opening of the academic year in October 2017.

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