Call for AfricaLics PhD Visiting Fellowship Programme 2020 – Deadline 12 December 2019

AfricaLics is looking for suitable PhD student candidates from universities in African countries to participate in the AfricaLics PhD Visiting Fellowship Programme focused on Innovation and Development. The Swedish Development Agency, Sida (Stockholm) provides funding for the visiting scholarships as part of the project Enhancing research capacity on Innovation and Development in Africa through the African Network on Learning, Innovation and Competence Building Systems (AfricaLics) – Phase II (2017-2021).

The programme allows successful candidates a study period of five month starting 1st September 2020 and ending 31st January 2021. The successful candidates will be based at the Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Science, Aalborg University, Denmark.

The visiting fellowship programme and the scholarship aim to help African PhD students working in the field of Innovation and Development to strengthen their academic/research qualifications; improve quality of their dissertations and prepare for a career in innovation and development either within academia or outside.

The deadline is on the 12th of December 2019 and applications with all relevant attachments should be forwarded to . Successful candidates will be notified by 1st February 2020.

Questions regarding the AfricaLics Visiting PhD Fellowship Programme and the call should be forwarded to:


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