Tailored Opportunities: One year Postdoctoral Solidarity Fellowship in Belgium for Researchers at Risk


The Université libre de Bruxelles (University of Brussels) has created solidarity fund to support researchers who no longer have freedom to pursue their research in their country due to the content of their scientific work or to opinions they have freely expressed.


  • The applicant should be PhD holder not earlier than 8 years and have full time position in a University in their home country.
  • Be currently at risk in their home country due to the content of their work or to the ideas they have openly expressed
  • Who did not reside or carried out research in Belgium for the last three years
  • Confirmation letter that the candidate is at risk will be taken into consideration


The application deadline is 31 March 2019


Applicants must submit completed online application form and send the following documents to solidarityfund@ulb.ac.be. The documents include application’s letter, CV including list of publications, brief description of the research project that will be carried out in Belgium, copy of PhD diploma, passport, confirmation letter, two letter of references and other relevant documents.


It is one year (12 months) fellowship and fund is 42,000 euros gross & 29,000 euros net

Five fellowships will be awarded this year.

For more details about the call please visit the link below: http://wwwdev.ulb.ac.be/greffe/files/6229.pdf

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Author: African Academic/Researcher

Science and Research by Africans for Africa

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