24 October 2013


VLIR-UOS awards scholarships to students from 54 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin-America, to follow a training or master programme at a Flemish university or university college in Belgium. The training and master programmes are taught in English. They are designed to enable graduates to assume positions of responsibility in their country of origin. The master programmes, lasting one or two academic years, focus on specific problems of developing countries and/or are relevant to developing countries in a more general sense. They are designed to enable graduates to share and apply acquired knowledge in the home institution and country.

In the training programmes, lasting one to four months, the focus is on updating and adding knowledge, as well as about transferring acquired skills that are relevant to individuals working in institutions in developing countries. Scholarship is for postgraduate studies

Award covers tuition and living costs

Deadline depends on University and course of study Click here to view them

Scholarship is for the following course:
master (ICP) or training (ITP) programmes that are recognized and funded by VLIR-UOS. International Master Programmes 2013-2014: Master of Science in Development Evaluation and Management, Globalisation and Development, Governance and Development and Human Settlements. International Master Programmes 2013-2015: Master of Science in Aquaculture, Biology – Specialisation Human Ecology, Statistics – Specialisation Biostatistics, Environmental Sanitation, Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management (Oceans & Lakes), Molecular Biology (IPMB), Nematology, Nutrition and Rural Development, Physical Land Resources, Food Technology and Water Resources Engineering. International Training Programmes 2013: Lib@Web : Management of Electronic Information and Digital Libraries, Audio Visual Learning Materials – Management, Production and Activities (AVLM), Human Rights for Development (‘HR4DEV’), Road safety in Low and Middle-Income Countries: Challenges and Strategies for Improvement, Technology for Integrated Water Management, Dairy Nutrition and International Training Programme in Food

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