Fully Funded Scholarships (PhD) in Mathematics – Belgium

Applications are invited for Fully Funded Scholarships (PhD) in Mathematics at Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium.


The applicant will carry out research in algebra or related topic within mathematics, preferably on a subject included in the area of expertise of the research group WISK-IR, for instance ring theory, Hopf algebra theory, group theory, quantum groups, categorical methods in algebra, coding theory or incidence geometry. The aim of the research is to obtain a PhD degree.

In a limited way, the successful applicant will assist in the organization and guidance of educational tasks of the department. This comprises the guidance of exercises, practical sessions and projects. The teaching duties will be discussed yearly. Language of instruction is Dutch.

The applicant will actively participate to the general activities of the faculty and the department (e.g. organizational tasks, promotion activities,…). 


Successful applicants will receive the following benefits:

  • Depending on experience and academic merits, applicant will receive a salary in one of the grades that have been set by the government
  • Health insurance
  • Free use of public transport for your home–work commute


To be eligible for PhD Scholarships, an applicant must:

  • Masters degree or diploma in Mathematics, Physics, or Engineering
  • Have not performed any works in the execution of a mandate as an assistant, paid from operating resources, over a total (cumulated) period of more than 12 months


To apply for Fully Funded Scholarships (PhD) in Mathematics, an applicant must submit following documents with application:

  • A concise Curriculum Vitae
  • The academic dossier with all relevant elements
  • A brief statement of reasons for the candidature, including an explanation of the expansion of future research
  • Degrees and diplomas

Scholarships link

Publish Date:
Institute Name: Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Degree/Course: PhD
Deadline: August 27, 2019
Country: Belgium
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