CIUF-CUD 2014-2015 Scholarships and International Internships

Deadline: February 12, 2014

Applications for the CIUF-CUD Scholarships 2014-2015 is now open! Each year, CIUF grants 150 scholarships for participation into their courses and 70 for participation into their training programmes within its Programme for International Courses and Training programmes. Candidates from developing countries are invited to apply.

Deadline for applications: January 15, 2014 for the following courses:

  • Training Course on the Use of ICT in university libraries
  • Methodological Internship Support Innovation in Family Agriculture
  • Internship in Environment and Sustainable Management of Mineral Resources

12 february 2014 for all other courses


  • Only applicants originating in developing countries, qualify for selection. To be eligible, candidates must reside and work in their country at the time of the introduction of the file.
  • Only the Nationals of the following countries are authorized to postulate with the scholarships: South Africa, Algeria, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, China, Colombia, Ivory Coast, Cuba, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea, Haïti, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Niger, Uganda, Peru, Philippines, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, El Salvador, Senegal, Suriname, Tanzania, Palestinian territories, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • At the beginning of the programme, candidates must be less than 40 years old for courses, and less than 45 years old for training programmes.
  • Candidates must be holders of a degree that is comparable to a Belgian University graduate degree (“licence”). However, for certain programmes different rules of admissibility may be defined, and these are specified hereafter, where appropriate.
  • Candidates must show professional experience of at least two years upon termination of their studies. Where candidates are holders of a postgraduate degree delivered by an university of an industrial country, they must show professional experience of at least three years upon termination of their studies.
  • Candidates must have a good knowledge of written and spoken French; for programmes organised in another language, good knowledge, in writing and speaking, of this language, is required. Moreover, the candidate will be asked to commit himself to study French in order to be able to participate in daily life in Belgium.
  • Candidates are not allowed to apply FOR MORE THAN ONE PROGRAMME.
  • Applicants must not first obtain admission to one of the French-speaking universities of Belgium in order to apply for grants from CIUF.

NOTE: Applying for a CIUF scholarship is absolutely free of charge. CIUF does not charge any fee at any stage of the application or selection process. You may raise any question or concern about persons or companies claiming to be acting on behalf of CIUF and requesting the payment of a fee by emailing them at [email protected]

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