Doctoral Scholarship in Constitutional Law and Legislative Studies in Belgium, 2018

University of Antwerp Doctoral Scholarship in Constitutional Law and Legislative Studies in Belgium

The Faculty of Law is seeking to fill a full-time vacancy for a Doctoral student in the area of Constitutional Law and Legislative Studies.

Host College/University:

The University of Antwerp is one of the major Belgian universities located in the city of Antwerp. The name is abbreviated as UAntwerp, as the abbreviation UA should no longer be used.

Degree level:

Scholarship is available for pursuing doctoral programme.

Field of Study:

Scholarship is available for pursuing doctoral programme.

Scholarship Award:

A doctoral scholarship for a period of two years, with the possibility of renewal for a further two-year period after positive evaluation, in view of a double Ph.D. in law and in economics;
The start date of scholarship will be 1 October 2018, but another date can be agreed upon;
A gross monthly grant ranging from € 2.324,20 – € 2.469,08;
A dynamic and stimulating work environment within the research groups of ‘Government and Law’ at the University of Antwerp and ‘Economy and Policy Management’ at the Faculty of Business Economics at the University of Hasselt;
Support by supervisors from both faculties, and monitoring by a yearly doctoral commission;
A doctoral training with courses that allow you to acquire the legal and empirical methodological skills necessary for the Ph.D.;
A work budget for expenses and activities in the framework of the Ph.D. research


Citizens of Belgium can apply for this scholarship.

  • Scholarship can be taken in Belgium.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You hold a master degree in law, at the latest on 30 September 2018, so also students in the final year of their degree can apply.
    You can submit outstanding academic results.
    Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy.
    You are passionate about constitutional law, legislative studies and/or evidence based policy making, and willing to take up courses and training to become skilled in quantitative research methods.
    You are passionate about scientific research.
    You have an excellent active knowledge of English and Dutch.
    You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative with good communicative and writing skills.
  • The candidate should have a very good command of English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.

How to Apply:

Applications may only be submitted online.

Scholarship Official Web Links:

Online Application: ◄–

Scholarship Link: ◄–

Scholarship Deadline:

April 2, 2018.

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