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PhD Scholarships in Restoring Binaural Hearing in Children with Single-Sided Deafness, Belgium

If you want to work on a research project to investigate the cortical reorganization of children with single-sided deafness, then apply for the PhD Positions in Restoring Binaural Hearing in Children with Single-Sided Deafness offered at KU Leuven in Belgium for the academic year 2022-2023.

KU Leuven is offering this opportunity to international PhD students that enroll at the university to study. Students that hold relevant academic qualifications and proud interest in the science field along with experience with electrophysiological data are an asset are eligible to be selected. A monthly salary of up to 3,270 € will be awarded to the selected students.

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This fantastic program will provide the award of 270 € monthly gross salaries plus 600 € per month to make higher education affordable for students.

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The KU Leuven is a Catholic research university in the city of Leuven, Belgium. It is ranked 70th in QS Global World Rankings 2022 and conducts teaching, research, and services in computer science, engineering, natural sciences, theology, humanities, medicine, law, canon law, business, and social sciences.

Why choose to study at the KU Leuven? KU Leuven aims to actively participate in public and cultural debate and in the advancement of a knowledge-based society. It puts its expertise to the service of society, with particular consideration for its most vulnerable members. KU Leuven has a clear vision focused on research, education, quality, and diversity.

Application Deadline: Students must submit their application by 28th February 2022.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: KU Leuven
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: 3,270 €
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Belgium.


  • Eligible Countries: International students are eligible.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD programme in Restoring Binaural Hearing in Children with Single-Sided Deafness taught at KU Leuven can be applied for.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must have resided or carried out their main activity in a different country from the host organization for at least 12 months prior to their recruitment.
  • The applicants must hold a keen interest in signal processing (CI, artifacts), statistics (R), matlab, and to (learn to) work with the neuroimaging toolbox Brainstorm.
  • The applicants must also have the interest to learn within an international network, spend secondments in a partner country, attend network-wide training events and conferences.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Applicants are required to submit the supporting documents via mail to [email protected]. To apply for the position, students must scroll down on this page and fill out the form.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • a cover letter describing their background, research experiences, interests, and goals
  • a curriculum vitae
  • at least one letter of recommendation from previous research supervisors
  • a copy of the diploma (with the university transcripts)
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must have a master’s degree in audiology, biomedical engineering, neuroscience, psychology, or a related field.
  • Language Requirement: The students must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests:
  • TOEFL IBT – 79
  • IELTS – 6.5
  • C1/C2


The students selected by KU Leuven will be offered funding that will cover the 2 years of a full-time PhD (3 270 € monthly gross salaries including employer and employee deductions and taxes) in Belgium, plus 600 € per month as Mobility Allowance and if entitled a Family Allowance.

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