Europe is a continent that offers scholarships from different countries and different universities. The universities are offering fully-funded PhD scholarships which are available to Africans. Below is a comprehensive list of them. Please note that the list will constantly be Updated.

1. PhD Scholarship in Theology at University of Copenhagen in Denmark 2019

The Faculty of Theology, University of Copenhagen, offers one three-year PhD scholarship within any of the Faculty’s research areas in Theology and African Studies in 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. The granting of a scholarship carries with it enrolment as a PhD student in the PhD school of the Faculty of Theology. Worth of Award: The granting of the PhD scholarship will take place under the agreement in force between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations, AC. Under this agreement, a PhD scholarship holder is entitled to carry out relevant duties amounting to a total of 840 hours over the three-year period. Deadline: September 23, 2019. Click here for more details and to apply

2. PhD Position in African History at University of Zurich in Switzerland 2019

The Department of History of the University of Zurich, Switzerland, invites applications for a PhD position in African History (Late 15th – Early 19th Century) in 2019. Worth of Award: The appointment is offered for two years in the first instance, with extension up to a total of six years pending good performance. The salary is fixed according to the guidelines of the Canton Zurich. In addition to the salary, she/he will be entitled to apply for university grants in order to do research in foreign archives and to attend international conferences. She/he will have an equipped workspace at the University of Zurich. Deadline: September 15, 2019, Click here for more details and to apply

3. PhD Candidate for Ultra-high Precision Scanning Tunnelling Microscopy in the Netherlands 2019

Radboud University in the Netherlands is inviting applications for the PhD Candidate for Ultra-high Precision Scanning Tunnelling Microscopy 2019. Worth of Award: Employment: 1.0 FTE; The gross starting salary amounts to €2,325 per month, and will increase to €2,972 in the fourth year (P scale); In addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus. Deadline: September 1, 2019. Click here for more details and to apply

4. DAAD PhD Scholarship for IPPAE Programme at Justus-Liebig-University in Germany in 2020

DAAD in Germany is offering DAAD PhD Scholarships for the International PhD Program for Agricultural Economics, Bioeconomy and Rural Development at Justus-Liebig-University Giessen in 2020. Worth of Award: A monthly scholarship which presently amounts to € 1.200 is paid for the time of the doctoral studies (38 months). Family allowances are provided if the candidate’s family joins him/her during the time of the doctoral scholarship allocation. Deadline: 30th November each year. Click here for more details and to apply

5. Donders Postdoc Excellence Fellowship at Radboud University in the Netherlands 2020

The Donders Institute in Nijmegen (Netherlands) invites applications for the Postdoc Fellowship at Radboud University Radboud Excellence Fellowship in 2020. Worth of Award: employment: 0.8 – 1.0 FTE; salary is dependent on experience and applicable labor agreements; term of the contract: the fellowship is for a duration of two years (24 months). Deadline: October 31, 2019. Click here for more details and to apply

6. DAAD PhD Scholarship Mathematics in Industry and Commerce in Germany 2020

DAAD in Germany is offering scholarships for DAAD PhD scholarship in Mathematics in Industry and Commerce (MIC) at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern in 2020. Worth of Award: The DAAD scholarship covers the cost of living, travel expenses, a health insurance subsidy, and generous support for accompanying family members. The doctoral programme MIC is designed for three years and always starts in October. A preparatory German course in August and September is funded by the DAAD and is binding. Deadline: January 15th, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

7. DAAD Scholarship for BIGS-DR Doctoral Programme at University of Bonn in Germany 2020

DAAD in Germany is offering scholarships for the PhD Programme, Bonn International Graduate School for Development Research (BIGS-DR) is the at the Center for Development Research (ZEF) at the University of Bonn in 2020. Worth of Award: The DAAD scholarship covers the cost of living, travel expenses, a health insurance subsidy, and generous support for accompanying family members. Deadline: Application deadline is 23:59 CEST (UTC/GMT +2) August 31st, annually. Click here for more details and to apply

8. PhD Position in Astronomy at University of Bern in Switzerland 2019

The Astronomical Institute of the University of Bern (AIUB) invites applications for a PhD Position in Astronomy (Unifying the three pillars of geodesy using space ties (SPACE TIE) in 2019. This is in response to the European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant Call 2018 of the Horizon 2020 European Union Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. Worth of Award: The PhD project is scheduled for four years. The salary follows the guidelines of the Swiss National Science Foundation for PhD positions. The candidate should start working in Bern on January 03rd, 2020. Deadline: September 10th, 2019. Click here for more details and to apply

9. 19 ICFO Postdoctoral Positions in Physical Sciences in Spain 2019

ICFO invites applications for postdoctoral fellowship programme from candidates of all nationalities in 2019. Worth of Award: Positions are salaried. Deadline: deadlines vary. Click here for more details and to apply

10. PhD Position on Vaccine Development for Warm Water Fish Species in the Netherlands 2019

Wageningen University and Research in the Netherlands invites applications for a PhD Position on Novel universal delivery systems for mucosal vaccination: a whole-body approach for application in warm water fish in 2019. Worth of Award: Full-time position for an initial period of 15 months with the possibility of extension to 4 years. Gross salary per month € 2325,- in the first year rising up to € 2972,- per month in the fourth year. Deadline: August 30, 2019. Click here for more details and to apply

11. Postdoc Position in Circular Urban Food Systems in the Netherlands 2019

Wageningen University and Research in the Netherlands invites applications for a postdoc researcher in the field of urban food & biomass systems at the Department of Environmental Technology in 2019. Worth of Award: A challenging position (with an average working time of 40 hours per week for a period of 24 months) with depending on your experience, a competitive salary from a minimum of € 2709,-. to a maximum of € 4274,-. for a full working week of 38 hours in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities (scale 10). DeadlineOctober 1, 2019. Click here for more details and to apply

12. PhD Fellowship in Biological Sciences at University of Copenhagen in Denmark 2019

The Department of Biology, Faculty of Science at the University of Copenhagen is offering up to four fully-funded PhD scholarships within the Biological Sciences in 2019. Worth of Award: The starting salary is currently at a minimum DKK 325.625 (approx. €43,400) including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 44,980). Negotiation for salary supplement is possible. Deadline: September 1, 2019, 23:59 GMT +2. Click here for more details and to apply

13. 5 ICFO International PhD-fellowship Positions in Spain 2019

ICFO is offering up to 5 PhD-fellowship positions to well-qualified graduate students, who wish to obtain a doctoral degree in any of the research topics covered at ICFO in 2019. Worth of Award: All ICFO fellowships include medical care coverage and work accident insurance through the Spanish Social Security system, providing access to the Spanish public health care system. ENLIGHTEN Fellows receive the salary stipulated by the COFUND program of the European Commission. Deadline: September 15, 2019. Click here for more details and to apply

14. PhD Fellows in Experimental Hybrid Quantum Mechanics in Denmark 2019

The Niels Bohr Institute, Faculty of Science at the University of Copenhagen is offering two or more PhD scholarships in experimental hybrid quantum mechanics commencing in 2019. Worth of Award: The starting salary is currently at a minimum DKK 309.460 (approx. €43,600) including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 44,980). Negotiation for salary supplement is possible. Deadline: September 1, 2019. Click here for more details and to apply

15. Doctoral Positions in Computing Education Research at Aalto University Finland 2019

The Department of Computer Science at Aalto University is inviting applications for the Doctoral Positions in Computing Education Research in Finland 2019. Worth of Award: These are salaried positions with a fixed term of four years, starting as soon as possible in 2019. Deadline: Applications for Doctoral Positions in Computing Education Research are accepted until the positions are filled.  Click here for more details and to apply

16. ERC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Arabic Medieval Narrative in Belgium 2019

The Department of Literary Studies at Ghent University is inviting applications for the fully-funded ERC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Arabic Medieval Narrative in Belgium 2019. Worth of Award: A contract for one year of full-time employment as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow, followed by a renewal for another two years upon positive evaluation (a longer contract with a lower percentage of employment can be negotiated). Deadline: September 1, 2019, 23:59. Click here for more details and to apply

17. PhD Position on Robot Programming by Demonstration in Belgium 2019

Katholieke University Leuven in Belgium is inviting applications for the PhD Position on Robot Programming by Demonstration in 2019. Worth of Award: A fully-funded doctoral scholarship for one year, renewable up to four years, Multiple benefits (health insurance, access to university infrastructure and sports facilities, etc.). Deadline: Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Click here for more details and to apply

 

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