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PhD Candidate within the SPACE4ALL Research Project at University of Twente, Netherlands

The University of Twente provides PhD candidates within the SPACE4ALL research project for international students in the Netherlands for the academic year 2023-2024.

The SPACE4ALL research project will provide a Gross monthly salary of € 2,541. The applicants can receive the awards if they apply from an eligible country and have the necessary education.

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Nice offer for international PhD candidates to study at the University of Twente in the Netherlands for the academic year 2023-2024.


Established in 1961, the University of Twente is a well-known research university in the Netherlands. It was rated among the highest 400 universities globally and offered different degree programs. UT is a public technical university ranked 197th in QS Global World Rankings 2021 and is among the Netherlands’ top public universities. It has a clear task to finally make a people-first university of technology where the community is authorized through sufferable resolutions.

Why study at the University of Twente? UT academic grade studies and schedules, researchers can challenge themselves academically and socially. The university delivers high-quality, project-based education in an international environment and a unique and casual environment. Here, students will gain excellent international understanding and good job possibilities.

Application Deadline: 29 November 2022.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Twente
  • Department: Earth Observation Science
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: € 2,541 – € 3,247
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in the Netherlands


  • Eligible Countries: All international students are eligible to apply.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded in PhD research project subject offered by the University of Twente.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • An MSc in Geoinformatics and Earth Observation
  • Experience in machine learning and advanced programming skills (preferably in Python)
  • Prior field data collection experience, optimally including citizen data collection methods.
  • Prior experience researching African countries with a focus on urban areas is a plus.
  • Able to do independent research and field data collection in slum communities in several African cities
  • Good communication skills and a strong interest in operating at the crossroads of different disciplines
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Interested students are required to complete the online application form from the university and confirm their enrolment in the university. The accepted applicants will be considered. No separate application for the opportunity is required.
  • Supporting Documents: A motivation letter (maximum two pages of A4) emphasizing their specific interest, qualifications, and motivations to apply for this position;
  • Curriculum Vitae (including contact information for at least two academic references)
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must hold relevant bachelor’s degree certification to support their master’s application and secure admission at the University of Twente.
  • Language Requirement: Candidates are proficient in written and spoken English.


The University of Twente will provide all the following:

  • An inspiring and challenging international environment
  • Fulltime employment for four years
  • Gross monthly salary of € 2,541- in the first year and increases to € 3,247- in the fourth year
  • A holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8.3%
  • Excellent support for research and facilities for professional and personal development
  • A solid pension scheme
  • A total of 41 holiday days in case of full-time employment.

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