BELGIUM - French Community - research stay for university graduates, PhD students, researchers and university teachers (1 - 10 months) - scholarship based on bilateral intergovernmental agreement

Home country
Host country
Field of study/research
Social Sciences
Type of support
Support category
research mobility
Target group (when applying for the scholarship)
PhD student, university teacher, researcher
1 - 10 months
Finance source
Agreement on cooperation between the Government of the Slovak Republic and the Government of the French Community and the Government of the Walloon region
20 months
Offered support
Sending party is obliged to cover:
  • scholarship holders' international travel costs to and from Slovakia

Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic is obliged to provide scholarship holders with:

  • a scholarship: 

o  of 734 €/month for PhD students.

o  of 734 €/month - for university teacher/researcher/artist - without PhD degree (or its equivalent), 

o  of 1015 €/month - for university teacher/researcher/artist - with PhD degree (or its equivalent).

The scholarship shall cover their living costs (accommodation, board, etc.) during their stay in Slovakia

(contact your respective authority)
Submission of applications
The application has to be submitted to the respective Ministry in your country (mostly Ministry responsible for higher education and/or research, or Ministry of Foreign Affairs). After your home Ministry makes a selection of candidates, it will sent the application forms of selected candidates to the Ministry of Education, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic.
Application form and supporting documents
Please use the following application form, when applying for this scholarship, and submit it with requested documents stated in the application form:

Please note, that your Ministry may require also aditional documents from you - therefore you are highly recommended to contact the administrator of this scholarship in your country of origin for further details prior to the submission of the application.

Other relevant information
More information:

Ministry of French Community, General Department of Education and Scientific Research:
Federal Public Service of the Kingdom of Belgium:
Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Brussels:

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Programme administrator
Please contact your Ministry of Education/Higher Education and/or Research or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in your country for further details about the application procedure. You may also contact the Slovak Embassy in your country (list of Slovak Embassies abroad can be found at:

Selection procedure
The selection procedure for this scholarship is involving several steps:
  • the application is reviewed at the national level of the country of origin (home country)
  • candidates selected at the home country level are nominated for the scholarship in Slovakia, their application documents are sent by the respective Ministry in the country of origin (home country) to the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic
  • Slovak Ministry reviews the nominated candidates and if the applications comply with the rules of the respective Cooperation Programme it accepts the nomination (the applicant's home Ministry will be informed about this decision)
  • the accepted candidate shall be informed about further details of his/her stay in Slovakia by the respective Ministry in the country of origin or by the designated institution.

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