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CALL OPEN: GLOBAL MINDS 2018

Global Minds 2018!!!AN EXTRA CALL IS ADDED FOR POST-DOC, SMALL GREAT PROJECTS & JOINT PhD - DEADLINE 15 JULY!!! 

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 out and where they need to be 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. DEADLINE HERE IS NOW: 30 SEPTEMBER!

For more information and to apply, please download the form, fill out 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.

THIS CALL IS NOW CLOSED.

3) Small great projects

The objective of this call as part of the Global Minds Programme is to strengthen the VUB’s academic capacity to participate in university development cooperation. Project proposals should stimulate a development dimension in (one or more of) the three missions of the university (education, research and service), which are aligned with the core values of the university.

For more information and to apply, please download the form, fill out 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 upload here.

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 upload here.

Call 2018

Application file (Annex 1)

Letter of recommendation (Annex 2)

Research proposal (Annex 3)

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