United Nations University Fellowship for International Students in Netherlands, 2020 for PhD

  •  PhD
  •  22-Feb-2020
  •   Netherlands
  • $$  Cover tuition fees

Applicants are invited to become a part of United Nations University Fellowship offered by UNU-MERIT and it’s School of Governance. The fellowship is available to pursue PhD degree program for the academic year 2020-2021.

The program focuses on research skills and methods, training fellows to become both scholars and practitioners in the fields of governance and the economics of technology.

Universiteit Maastricht Information

Universiteit Maastricht Grants

United Nations University Fellowship for International Students in Netherlands, 2020 for PhD Founded in 1976, Universiteit Maastricht (Maastricht University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Maastricht (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Limburg. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap, Nederland (Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Netherlands), Universiteit Maastricht (UM) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiteit Maastricht (UM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 43 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: Applications are accepted from around the world.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Fellowship is awarded to pursue a PhD degree program in Innovation, Economics and Governance for Development.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, applicants must have to meet the following criteria:
  • A Master’s degree from a relevant academic field, including economics, international relations, political science, law, social sciences, business administration, health sciences or public health.
  • Basic knowledge of mathematics and statistics, which is measured by reviewing the content and level of previous studies and/or working experience.
  • Basic knowledge of economics, social sciences, political science and/or law, which is measured by reviewing the content and level of previous studies and/or working experience.

Offered Benefits

The UNU-MERIT covers tuition fees for the students who want to commence a PhD degree program in fields of governance and the economics of technology for the academic year 2020-2021.

Application Process

  • How to Apply: In order to apply for the opportunity , candidates must have to submit the online application form.
  • Supporting Documents: Applicants must have to submit certified copies of your certificates and grades and an explanation of the grading system, motivation letter of 400 – 500 words, three letters of recommendation (in English only) by current or former professors or employers, one-page essay indicating the topic of research interest, curriculum vitae, copy of your passport, passport size photo and full information about your present study and/or job.
  • Admission Requirements: To study at UNU-MERIT, students will need to meet the academic entry requirements for their course.
  • Language Requirement:  All candidates must have proficiency in English, with a minimum level of 600 PBT / 240 CBT / 100 IBT for the TOEFL or 7.0 for the IELTS (native speakers of English and students who received their Bachelor’s or Master’s education in English are exempt). Maastricht University’s TOEFL code is 7102.
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