Study in Netherlands: International PhD Position at Maastricht University

Application Deadline: March 8, 2020

University: Maastricht University

Department: NA

Course Level: PhD

Award: € 2.972

Access Mode: Online

Number of Awards: NA

Nationality: International

The award can be taken in the Netherlands        

Eligible Countries: Candidates from all over the globe.

Acceptable Course or Subjects: PhD degree will be awarded in any subject offered by the university

Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:

A (Research) Master degree in History or a related field;
– Excellent (passive) knowledge of Dutch and of German;
– Outstanding writing skills;
– Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

How to Apply: Before applying for the opportunity, you have to take admission in a doctoral degree at the Maastricht University.

Supporting Documents: For being eligible for this application, applicants have to offer one or two page CV, degree transcript, and a copy of an identity document.

Admission Requirements: For taking the advantage of this fellowship the scholars must have a master’s.

Language Requirement: For applicants who neither are native speakers of English nor followed an English taught BA/BSc and MA/MSc, the PO accepts certificates from:

  • IELTS test: minimum score overall 7.0 and writing minimum score of 6.5
  • TOEFL test: overall, internet-based minimum score 100 and writing minimum score 25
  • TOEFL test: overall, paper-based minimum score of 600
  • TOEFL test: overall, computer-based minimum score of 250
  • A Cambridge certificate: C or higher for the CAE (Certificate in Advanced English).


The university will provide salary with the according to standard salary levels for PhD students starting with a salary of € 2.325, with a yearly growth to € 2.972, – gross a month in year 4 (based on a full-time appointment.)

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