You need a supervisor "promotor" in Dutch. You should expect it to take 4 to 6 years of full-time work and sometimes even longer. Have a look on this website about studying in Flanders.
The supplementary faculty regulations determine which specific diploma is required for each PhD. You can also have a look at this list of subjects. This is a professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in your research field who is willing to guide and evaluate your research. You need sufficient financial means to support yourself during your stay in Brussels.
Before you begin Before you can start a PhD research, there are some important things you need to consider: We strongly advise you to increase your chances by going through our research pages, to see whether you can find a match between your research interests and research at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
You can also check the Belgian Portal for Research and Innovation. There is no deadline for applications. Derogations for candidates without a Masters degree are unlikely to be granted unless the candidate has very strong research or professional credentials. Applying for admission to the PhD can be done the whole year through.
The ultimate decision about the eligibility for PhD research resides with the Faculty in which the research will be conducted.
Links to other overviews: Do you really want to study for a PhD degree? Click here for more information. Interdisciplinary Doctor in Interdisciplinary Studies If your research topic is interdisciplinary in a way it crosses faculty boundaries, you can choose to apply for an Interdisciplary PhD.
It gives you some basic information on Flanders, the educational system, study and research programmes, funding opportunities and gives you a check list of things to bear in mind before coming to Belgium. Other administrative requirements The supplementary faculty regulations can specify additional administrative conditions.
Do you have funding? For these subjects supervisors are explicitely looking for candidates. Do you have a Masters degree? There are 2 procedures: For practical reasons you will however still be linked to a faculty: Do you have a supervisor?
You will only be able to enrol, after receiving a positive answer from the Faculty. To be admitted as a PhD candidate, candidates must hold one of the following diplomas: Click here for more information on the application and enrolment procedures.
Keep in mind however that funding is not guaranteed.
Supervisor and subject Besides meeting the above mentioned diploma conditions, candidates must, in order to apply for admission as a PhD candidate, also have a supervisor and have laid down their choice of subject. It is not an easy task.
The default requirement for admission as a PhD student is a Masters degree or equivalent in a relevant field.What is a PhD? Doing doctoral research and writing a doctoral dissertation leads to the highest academic degree awarded at Flemish universities: the degree of.
Last week, a huge scandal rocked the Tunisian and Arab scientific and educational world: a PhD student submitted a thesis declaring Earth to be flat, unmoving, young (only 13, years of age.Download