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M20 opening PhD positions, application deadline June 28

01 June 2023

The Ubbo Emmius Fund invites scholars at the University of Groningen and UMCG to submit proposals for multidisciplinary projects that bolster the objectives of the UG Schools. The M20 PhD Scholarship Programme was first announced in 2022 and is entirely funded through a substantial donation by an anonymous donor.

In 2023, the programme provides funding for 10 positions for employed PhD candidates (4 years) for the following UG Schools:

  • The Wubbo Ockels School (energy transition and climate adaptation) (2 positions)
  • The Aletta Jacobs School of Public Health (healthy ageing) (3 positions)
  • The Jantina Tammes School (digital innovation, artificial intelligence, and technological development) (2 positions)
  • The Agricola School for Sustainable Development (governance, politics, and sustainable processes) (3 positions)

In the coming years more calls will be announced. All information regarding the current call (who can apply? what to apply for?), the application process, and other conditions are stipulated in the call for proposals and its appendices (see attachment).

Application period: 1 May 2023 - 28 June 2023.

In case of questions please get in touch directly with the Ubbo Emmius foundation via

Last modified:01 June 2023 6.11 p.m.

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