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2023 Coimbra Group Short-Term Scholarships for African Countries

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April 7, 2023

Universities of the Coimbra Group is currently awarding a short-term visit (generally 1 to a maximum of 3 months) to young African researchers from higher education institutions from Sub-Saharan Africa.

The main aim of this scholarship programme is to enable scholars to undertake research in which they are engaged in their home institution and to help them to establish academic and research contacts.

Application Deadline: 7th April 2023 midnight (Brussels time)

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: All African countries except Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia

To be taken at (Country): The following Coimbra Group universities are participating in the 2023 edition of the scheme:

  • University of Barcelona (Spain)
  • University of Coimbra (Portugal)
  • University of Cologne (Germany)
  • Eötvös Loránd University (Hungary)
  • University of Granada (Spain)
  • University of Graz (Austria)
  • University of Groningen (The Netherlands)
  • Jagiellonian University Krakow (Poland)
  • KU Leuven (Belgium)
  • University of Montpellier 3 Paul-Valéry (France)
  • University of Padova (Italy)
  • University of Pavia (Italy)
  • University of Poitiers (France)
  • University of Salamanca (Spain)

Type: Research, Short course

Number of Awardees: Limited

Value of Award: Successful students will have access to excellent academic knowledge in quality facilities. The scholarships include financial support for tuition, living costs, airfares etc.


  • Applicants should be born on or after 1 January 1976
  • Applicants should be nationals of and current residents in a country in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Applicants must be current staff members of a university or an equivalent higher education institution in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Applicants should be of doctoral/postdoctoral or equivalent status although some universities offer grants for Master’s level students

How to Apply: Begin Application Process Here

Source: www.coimbra-group.eu

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  1. My name is Joe W Mieh I am a Liberian from a very poor family and I am interest in this scholarship, and how can I apply for this scholarship .

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