Bourses d’études Postdoctorales à Louvain en Belgique :
The Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie

Bourses d’études Postdoctorales à Louvain en Belgique :

Belgium 01 Oct 2020


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Postdoctoral fellowships in Leuven in Belgium:
The purpose of this funding is to promote the transnational mobility of highly qualified researchers through the granting of postdoctoral fellowships. All scientific fields are eligible.
Grants for the reception of post-doctoral students are intended for:
• experienced researchers in possession of their doctoral degree;
• researchers with a maximum of five years of postdoctoral experience;
• researchers in a situation of international mobility, not having resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Belgium for more than 24 months during the three years preceding the start date of the project.
All nationalities are eligible.
Candidates must also apply at the same time as the F.R.S.-FNRS Mandates call.
Duration of funding:
The funding includes a tax-free postdoctoral fellowship for a period of 12 to 24 months which takes into account the researcher's experience, the costs of civil liability insurance, the contribution to social security, an operating budget and an allowance. of travel.
Number of positions: Not defined.
Benefits :
The scholarship includes:
• A tax-free post-doctoral grant which takes into account the researcher's experience (average in 2015 with 2 years of experience: EUR 2,311.36 / month);
• The costs of liability insurance;
• Contribution to the ONSS;
• An operating budget of 5,000 EUR / year for laboratory research or 2,500 EUR / year for non-laboratory research;
• A travel budget: this amount will be calculated taking into account the country of origin of the candidate (depending on the country, this can vary from 250 EUR / year to 2,000 EUR / year).
Partner universities:
The exchanges must take place in a research unit of one of the three host institutions, namely:
• Catholic University of Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Brussels, Tournai, Mons and Charleroi):;
• University of Namur (Namur):;
• Saint-Louis University (Brussels):
Important dates:
The call closes on October 1 of each year.

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