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PhD Studentship in Migration Studies

Posted in Migration, News/Information, PhD Studentship by Pippa on January 7, 2009

University of Kent at Brussels, Brussels School of International StudiesUniversity of Kent‘s Brussels School of International Studies is a specialised postgraduate school offering advanced international studies in Brussels, Belgium. Our students benefit from the unique advantages of a prestigious degree from a renowned British University, with excellent opportunities for networking and professional advancement offered by our location in the cosmopolitan and politically important “Capital of Europe”.Brussels location and UKB’s faculty.University of Kent at Brussels or in providing research assistance.10 February 2009.

PhD studentship (tuition plus 9000 EUR per year) in Migration Studies available at the University of Kent at Brussels (www.kent.ac.uk/brussels). The three-year, full-time studentship will start in September 2009.


A candidate for the studentship in the newly-established PhD in Migration Studies will have a strong master’s degree, most likely in the social sciences, although others will also be considered, as appropriate. Applications are encouraged in particular on topics within Migration Studies which will make the most of UKB’s

The successful candidate will play a role in supporting the MA in Migration Studies at the

To be eligible for the studentship, candidates must first have been accepted to the MPhil/PhD in Migration Studies. Candidates should first apply for an MPhil/PhD by following the instructions as detailed on the following webpage: http://www.kent.ac.uk/brussels/index.html This application should be followed by a research proposal of ca. 1500-2000 words, CV, covering letter and two academic references. Inquiries concerning the application process may be directed at ukbapplications@kent.ac.uk.

Applicants should then send an email to Alastair Ross at acgr@kent.ac.uk, indicating their interest in being considered for the studentship.

Informal inquiries may be directed to Dr. Amanda Klekowski von Koppenfels at ak248@kent.ac.uk.

Closing date for applications for the studentship is

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