International training program in food safety, quality assurance and risk analysis

Please note we yearly have more then 300 academically admitted applicants.  Most of them also applies for a VLIR-fellowship. So, in order to raise your chances of coming to Ghent, once you are officially admitted for the programme, contact ASAP possible sponsor organizations taking into account their deadlines for application.


***Last fellowships Erasmus Mundus – for mobility to South Africa and mobility from South East Asia***

Ma- PhD - post-doc
deadline 01/02/2017

IMPAKT (SE Asia) (Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, North Korea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam)

End date: 20-January-2017 (23:59 CET)

VLIR-UOS (deadline March 31, 2017 - no need to complete a special application file for applying for the VLIR-fellowship)

For a restricted number of participants (12 in total), VLIR scholarships are forseen. See website VLIR for more information :

The country list and the application & selection procedure can be found on the page

The deadline for application is 15/03/2017


Some might be granted a scholarship from their own government, university or employer. Others might find a fellowship offered by following organizations
Belgian institutions:

  • VNGO (Flemish Non Gouvernemental Organisations)

African institutions

  • AFDP (African Development Bank)
  • SADC (Southern African Development Organization)
  • BCEAO (Central Bank of West African States)
  • BOAD (West African Development Bank)
  • OAU (Organization of African Unity)

International institutions

Other possibilities

  • Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN)

The Foundation accepts applications from nationals of the following countries:  Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar and Mozambique.

Tip Application deadline: 31 March 2017

  • Citadel Scholarships for Professionals from Egypt

more info:

  • Joint Japan Worldbank Graduate Scholarship Programme (JJ/WBGSP)

Participants from World Bank member countries can apply for a fellowship from the Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Programme (JJ/WBGSP). more info:

  • LPDP (Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education)

For students with Indonesian nationality, graduated from an accredited Indonesian university or an overseas university acknowledged by the Indonesian Higher Education Directorate (DIKTI)- more info:

more info:

  • National Fellowships in Latin America

These fellowships are for nationals from the mentioned Latin American country.

  • OFID (The OPEC Fund for International Development) Scholarship Award - more info:

Tip : The application deadline is May 1, 2017

  • Stuned Scholarship Programme

The stuned Scholarship Programme is open for professionals from all over Indonesia who have completed a Bachelor study, in particular educators, government officials, ngo officials and journalists. Stuned aims at a balanced gender representation (minimum 50% women) and gives preference to candidates from less developed areas in Indonesia. - more info:

Tip The deadline for applications for a Stuned Scholarship is March 1 for Short Courses and April 1 for Masters Programmes.

National Fellowships

Your country might also offer individual fellowships for studies abroad, contact your national Ministry of Education or a similar organisation/agency for more information.

see also: International training center at Faculty BioScience ENgineering, GHent University


Last update on 18/01/2017 -
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