6 PhD Scholarship in Spatial Sciences 2020, University of Groningen, Netherlands

University of Groningen


May 03, 2020

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6 PhD Scholarship in Spatial Sciences   

Scholarship opportunities

The Faculty of Spatial Sciences at the University of Groningen (RUG) is looking for PhD Scholarship candidates. We offer 6 fully-funded PhD Scholarships at the Faculty of Spatial Sciences starting 1 September 2020.

The PhD positions are PhD Scholarships. PhD Scholarships provide candidates with a unique opportunity to propose one’s own interdisciplinary research project. The proposed PhD research topic must both fit within, and explicitly contribute to, the Faculty Research Programme tWIST - towards Wellbeing, Innovation and Spatial Transformation.


In order to apply for the fully-funded PhD scholarship we are looking for a candidate with:

  • a (Research) Master degree in Cultural or Economic Geography, Real Estate, Planning, Demography, or a related social-science discipline (obtained before Sept 1, 2020)
  • excellent study results
  • good writing skills and fluency in English; preferably experience in academic writing
  • interdisciplinary affinity with social sciences and a keen interest in topics related to the Faculty's research program
  • strong conceptual thinking with the desire and capacity to relate theoretical topics to practical challenges and solutions
  • strong motivation, good communicative skills, proactive and independent work attitude
  • strong planning skills, good in organizing own work and related activities
  • a great drive and enthusiasm.

For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.

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May 03, 2020