PhD Scholarship in Science Education at University of Groningen in Netherlands

Deadline: 5 July 2018
Open to: international students
Scholarship: EUR 2,099 per month (gross) for a period of four years


The Institute for Science Education and Communication is inviting applications for Ph.D. Scholarship in Science Education.

The Ph.D. degree in science education offers candidates opportunities to undertake in-depth explorations of current research and theory in science teaching and learning across the spectrum of formal and informal education.

The University of Groningen provides top-quality educational programmes. The University is offering a wide variety of interesting, highly regarded degree programmes that rank well internationally. As students, you will receive high-quality supervision and have many programmes to choose from. As an exceptionally motivated and talented student, you could join the Honours College for an extra challenge.


Eligible Countries: This scholarship is available for international students.

Entrance Requirements: Educational background and a recently completed master’s degree in any of the following fields:

  • educational sciences, science education, natural sciences, science communication, or a related field;
  • competence in research methods in the social sciences either quantitative or qualitative;
  • proven excellent oral and written English skills;
  • excellent communication and collaboration skills;
  • eagerness to work in an interdisciplinary and international environment;
  • dutch proficiency is not a requirement but it will be considered as an advantage.

English Language Requirements: Applicants must have proven excellent oral and written English skills. Dutch proficiency is not a requirement but it will be considered as an advantage.


The student will be enrolled in the Ph.D. scholarship programme and receive a scholarship of EUR 2,099 per month (gross) from the University of Groningen for a period of four years.

How to apply?

In order to apply, please fill the application form.

The submission should also contain the following:

  1. Cover letter, curriculum vitae;
    2. A proposed research plan;
    3. The contact information of two academic referees.

For more information, please visit the official web page.