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How to apply

Applications must be submitted via the form below on this page.

In exceptional cases and only if agreed upon beforehand with the project manager, applications (e.g. from researchers at risk) may be submitted via post. It must be postmarked before or on the date of the deadline.

Only applications submitted until 19th August 2019, 17.00 (Brussels time) will be accepted for the evaluation process.

Candidates may apply for up to three positions but have to clearly indicate their priority (see the CV template and guide for applicants). We encourage you to contact your potential supervisors for more information about the topics before preparing an application.

All documents have to be submitted as a single PDF file. Please put your name in the file name.

A complete application must consist of:

  • Motivation letter
  • CV
  • Ethics self-assessment

Letters of recommendation are not required. One letter of recommendation may be optionally added to the application file.

For further information regarding the motivation letter, see the guide for applicants. There is a template for the CV as well as a template for the ethics self-assessment. Please see the guidelines for more information on how to fill the ethics self-assessment.

Application form

Fill out your application for the QUSTEC programme: