Epidemiology Training Scholarship – Belgium

Scholarships & Jobs presents Epidemiology Training Scholarship – Belgium

Applications are invited for Fully Funded International Training Program (ITP) Scholarship in Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Qualitative Research Methods (EBQ) at Global Health Institute, University of Antwerp,Belgium.


VLIR-UOS supports the program with 12 scholarships for Researchers/PhD students from different disciplines and faculties to guarantee a personal progress trajectory and interactive exchanges during classes. The I-EBQ course offers a profound training of 6 weeks on the basic principles and methods of epidemiology.

During the I-EBQ training, the following topics and practical sessions will be included:

  • Quantitative Study Design
  • Methods of Data Analysis/Biostatistics
  • Qualitative Study Design
  • Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis
  • Health Economics and Cost-effectiveness
  • Introduction to the use of Statistical Packages
  • Research Project

Each applicant, throughout the training course, will have the opportunity to work with his/her own data set (or from the organisers if not available) under the guidance of experienced tutors. Each scholarship holder will receive a reader including necessary didactic materials (handouts, power point slides, articles, etc.). All applicants will receive a Certificate of Attendance after successful completion.

The training program will be organised from October 20, 2019 until November 30, 2019.

Eligible countries:

Applicants who are nationals of the following countries are eligible to apply:


Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe


Cambodia, Indonesia, Palestinian Territories, Philippines, Vietnam

Latin America

Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua, Peru


All the applicants will receive the following benefits:

  • Course fee
  • Air ticket
  • Health insurance
  • Visa costs
  • 6-week accommodation
  • Daily allowance


Applicants are required to meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Basic knowledge of Epidemiology
  • Basic Essential Medical Statistics
  • Proficiency of English language (oral and written)
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office software
  • Own dataset
  • Personal laptop


Applicants are required to submit the following documents with application:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of support


Scholarships & Jobs presents Epidemiology Training Scholarship – Belgium

Epidemiology Training Scholarship - Belgium
Fully Funded Epidemiology Training Scholarship – University of Antwerp, Belgium
Publish Date:
Institute Name: University of Antwerp
Degree/Course: Training
Deadline: May 01, 2019
Country: Belgium
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