Funding opportunities

An overview of the different funding possibilities for research at Ghent University.

Some funding agencies offer possibilities for pre- or postdoctoral researchers to apply for a scholarship or fellowship at Ghent University on an individual basis.

  • Before applying, candidates should always seek approval of a professor at Ghent University (contact details of all research groups).
  • Doctoral candidates with external funding are advised to have clear agreement with their supervisor on additional allowances for their research stay (cf. supervision allowance or bench fee).
  • Your own government may also offer scholarships for study and/or research abroad. Contact the appropriate authorities in your country.

By career stage

PhD candidates

General information on applying for a PhD at Ghent University

Postdoctoral opportunities

Projects & Institutional cooperation

More information

There are many external websites offering a helping hand during your scholarship search: