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Sandwich PhD Scholarship Position at University of Groningen in Netherlands, 2018

The Demography Department of the Faculty of Spatial Sciences at the University of Groningen and the Institute of Sociology and Demographic Research of the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Rostock is delighted to offer Sandwich PhD scholarship position “Living environment and health”.

The University of Groningen provides top-quality educational programmes. They offer a wide variety of interesting, highly regarded degree programmes that rank well internationally.

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As their student, you will receive high-quality supervision and have many programmes to choose from. As an exceptionally motivated and talented applicant, you could join our Honours College for an extra challenge.

Application Deadline: Closed

Eligibility

  • The available sandwich PhD position is linked to the overall research topic “The living environment and health”.
  • The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible:
  • A (Research) Master’s degree in a field of study relevant to the topic of “Living environment and health” (e.g. population studies, demography, geography, epidemiology, public health)
  • Excellent study results and CV
  • Good writing skills and fluency in English; preferably experience in academic writing
  • Preferred previous experience with health/mortality research
  • Preferred previous experience with geographical information systems
  • 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.

English Language Requirements: Good writing skills and fluency in English; preferably experience in academic writing.

Benefit: The grant you would get at the University of Groningen is about € 1,750 euros per month. The studentship you would get at the University of Rostock is about € 1,500 euros per month. In addition, you would get a personal budget of € 3,250 euros to spend on data, conferences, language editing, and printing of your PhD thesis. If you want to take courses which are relevant for the research this will also be paid (up to a certain maximum).

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