Coimbra Group Short-Term Scholarships 2021 for African Countries

Coimbra Group Short-Term Scholarships 2021 for African Countries |

Coimbra Group Universities have been providing, since 2008, young researchers from universities in Sub-Saharan Africa with the opportunity to spend a short period (generally 1 to 3 months) at a Coimbra Group University to carry out part of their research there.

Application Deadline: 16th April 2021 Midnight (Brussels time)

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: All African countries except Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia (applicants from these countries are eligible under the Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from the European Neighbourhood).

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To be taken at (Country): The following Coimbra Group universities are participating in the 2021 edition of the scheme:

  • University of Barcelona (Spain)
  • University of Coimbra (Portugal)
  • University of Cologne (Germany)
  • Eötvös Loránd University (Hungary)
  • University of Granada (Spain)
  • University of Graz (Austria)
  • University of Groningen (The Netherlands)
  • Jagiellonian University Krakow (Poland)
  • KU Leuven (Belgium)
  • University of Montpellier 3 Paul-Valéry (France)
  • University of Padova (Italy)
  • University of Pavia (Italy)
  • University of Poitiers (France)
  • University of Salamanca (Spain)

Type: Research, Short course

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Number of Awardees: Limited

Value of Award: Successful students will have access to excellent academic knowledge in quality facilities. The scholarships include financial support for tuition, living costs, airfares etc.

Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must;

  • be born on or after 1 January 1976
  • be nationals of and current residents in a country in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • be current staff members of a university or an equivalent higher education institution in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • be of doctoral/postdoctoral or equivalent status although some universities offer grants for Master’s level students
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Application Process: Begin Application Process Here