PhD International Interfaculty Scholarships at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands

The Interfaculty PhD Scholarships have been established by the Graduate School of Philosophy at the University of Groningen. Applications are now being accepted for the academic year 2022-2023.
The winning candidate is committed to performing independent and original scientific research, reporting on it in international papers and conferences, and completing a PhD dissertation. The Faculty of Arts, Philosophy, Science, and Engineering will oversee the project.

The University of Groningen is a public research university in Groningen, the Netherlands, that is ranked 88th by Best Global Universities and 79th by Times Higher Education. The objective of the university is to recruit and connect students, scholars, and professionals so that they can work together to address regional, national, and international economic and business issues.

What are the advantages of studying at the University of Groningen? GU provides opportunity for real-world environmental education. Students practice analyzing and transcribing language, as well as comprehending and criticizing theories and concepts. The University of Groningen provides candidates with real-world learning opportunities in the environment.

Application Deadline:

By Monday, June 6, 2022, at 11:59 p.m., Dutch local time, applications must be submitted (CET).

Brief Description
  • University or Organization: University of Groningen
  • Department: Graduate School of Philosophy
  • Course LevelPhD
  • Award: Tuition-fees
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International and Domestic
  • The award can be taken in the Netherlands
  • All nationalities are eligible to participate.
  • Eligible Courses or Subjects: The university offers a PhD in Philosophy.
  • Criteria for Eligibility: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be considered:
  • At least two of the four study domains listed below are required: (1) computational cognitive modeling, (2) psycholinguistic experiments, (3) dynamic epistemic logic, and (4) language development.
  • Proven research skills and a strong interest in the subject topic.
How to Apply
  • Application Instructions: Applicants must be accepted into the University’s PhD program to be considered for this opportunity. A separate online application for the PhD Scholarship is available.
  • Documents to Support: The following documents must be presented to the university by the students:
  • A cover letter that introduces oneself and explains why you want to do scientific research.
  • A complete CV that demonstrates academic distinction, including papers and presentations (if applicable), as well as a copy of your passport’s data page
  • A certified copy or scan of your MSc or MA diploma (or equivalent) and academic record, which should include a list of grades as well as the names and contact information for two academic references. Applicants who have not yet received their MSc or MA diploma but plan to do so before September 2022 are also eligible to apply.
  • A brief study proposal (1-2 pages) outlining your thoughts and ideas about the research subject.
  • Applicants must have a master’s degree in artificial intelligence, logic, philosophy, linguistics, or a related field, as well as a strong academic record (GPA: at least 8/10; MA thesis: at least 8/10). A two-year Master’s program in research or another two-year Master’s program is desired.
  • Language Requirement: Students must have a strong command of the English language as well as exceptional academic writing skills.

The candidates chosen by the University of Groningen will cover the costs of the PhD students’ tuition.

Now is the time to apply.