You can do a Ph.D. in Mathematics in the KU Leuven Arenberg Doctoral School.
The Arenberg Doctoral School aims at training doctoral researchers both as future scientists and as scientifically trained professionals. The core of the doctoral training is doing research. In addition to research as an instrument for training and development, doctoral researchers also follow more formal training via seminars, workshops, summer schools and other course components.
Research is done in one of the five research sections of the department.
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The Department of Mathematics consists of six research sections:
- Statistics and Risk
- Statistics and Data Science
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesMathematics Applied Mathematics Natural Sciences
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Either the candidate must hold a Flemish Master’s degree relevant to the doctoral research or an equivalent higher education degree, and also have obtained at least a distinction or have distinguished him/herself with high-quality scientific publications or design-oriented achievements,
- Or the candidate must have passed the predoctoral exam with the degree of distinction.
- The candidate must also have sufficiently mastered the language of the discipline in order to be able to participate actively in the research.
Living costs for Leuven
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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