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Global Minds 2017 - Calls

Thursday, 16 March, 2017 - 08:00 to Sunday, 31 December, 2017 - 23:45
Campus: Brussels Engineering, Sciences & Humanities Campus
Calls

Global Minds is launching several calls, aimed at a variety of groups. Below is the list of calls with their matching forms to be filled in and where they need to be submitted or uploaded.

 

1)   XREI – staff mobility

The objective of this call is to stimulate the mobility of staff. This can be VUB personnel travelling South, or Southern staff travelling to the VUB or to a VUB organised event in Belgium. However, the mobility should contribute to the VUB’s capacity-building with regard to university development cooperation (conform with the Global Minds objectives). The destination is limited to a select list of countries.

For more information and to apply, please download the form, fill it in and submit it online here (for outgoing mobility) or here (for incoming mobility)

2) Group mobility

The objective of this call is to stimulate outgoing student mobility and to promote structured cooperation between the VUB and international institutions of higher education. The group mobility must contain at least 10 students and each student must obtain at least 15 ECTS at the host institution. The destination is limited to a select list of countries. The project must be development-relevant.

For more information and to apply please download the form, fill it in and submit it online here.

3)   Small great projects

The objective of this call as part of the Global Minds Programme is to enhance academic capacity relevant to development at the VUB. The initiatives in this call have the objective to stimulate a development-relevant dimension in one or multiple aspects of the threefold assignment of the university, aligned with the core values of the university. It concerns small projects with great outcomes.

For more information and to apply, please download the form, fill it in and submit it online here.

4)   Post Doc

The objective of this call is to strengthen the capacity of the VUB when it comes to university development cooperation. By giving the faculties or departments the chance to hire a Post Doc who can focus fully on university development cooperation, Global Minds hopes to contribute to this goal.

The tasks of the Post Doc have to contribute to the capacity building of the department and of the VUB in terms of university development cooperation. Possible tasks are project proposal writing, developing teaching materials, research on a development-relevant topic, etc. For more information and to apply, please download the form and send/upload as specified.

5)   Joint PhD

To ensure a minimum academic capacity in development at the institutional level of the VUB so it can engage in effective University Development Cooperation with other stakeholders. To strengthen the scientific collaboration between the VUB and the universities in the South by means of joint research in mutual interest areas, on the basis of granting individual PhD-scholarships.

For more information and to apply, please download the forms below and send/upload as specified.

- Call 2017

- Application file 

- Letter of recommendation

- Research proposal

For more information, contact jannes.motmans@vub.be or francoise.de.cupere@vub.be