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Joint Programs and Scholarships

Joint Programs and Scholarships

Imec has a dual degree agreement with different universities. In this program students spend three years at a Belgian university, while doing research at imec, and minimum one year at the foreign university. After these four years, the student gets a degree of both universities.

Universities

NCKU - KU Leuven

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Imec has a dual degree agreement with National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Tainan, Taiwan and KU Leuven, Belgium. In this dual degree the student should spend minimum 3 years at KU Leuven and minimum 1 year at NCKU.  Students are expected to apply for a scholarship from Ministry of Education, Ministry of Science and Technology or another funding source in Taiwan.  All students need to apply at both institutions (imec and NCKU).  Click here for details about NCKU applications.

For more information please contact Prof. Frank Kao at kaofrank@mail.ncku.edu.tw.

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NCKU signing ceremony - March 2018

NCTU - KU Leuven

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Imec has a dual degree agreement with National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) in Hsinchu, Taiwan and KU Leuven, Belgium. In this dual degree the student should spend minimum 3 years at KU Leuven and minimum 1 year at NCTU.  Students are expected to apply for a scholarship from Ministry of Education, Ministry of Science and Technology or another funding source in Taiwan.  All students need to apply at both institutions (imec and NCTU).  Click here for details about NCTU applications.

For more information please contact Prof. Tian-Li Wu  at tlwu@nctu.edu.tw

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NCTU signing ceremony - June 2016

NTU- KU Leuven

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Imec has a dual degree agreement with National Taiwan University (NTU) in Taipei (Taiwan) and KU Leuven, Belgium. In this dual degree the student should spend minimum 3 years at KU Leuven and minimum 2 year at NTU.  Students are expected to apply for a scholarship from Ministry of Education, Ministry of Science and Technology or another funding source in Taiwan. All students need to apply at both institutions (imec and NTU).  For more information please contact oia@ntu.edu.tw

NTHU – KU Leuven

National Tsing Hua University - KU Leuven

Imec has a dual degree agreement with National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) in Hsinchu, Taiwan and KU Leuven, Belgium. In this dual degree the student should spend minimum 3 years at KU Leuven and minimum 2 year at NTHU. Students are expected to apply for a scholarship from the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Science and Technology or another funding source in Taiwan. All students need to apply at both institutions (imec and NTHU). Click here for details about NTHU applications.

Scholarship

NTHU offers "Dual Degree Scholarship" to the talented students. The latest regulation will be announced on the website. For more information please contact drc@my.nthu.edu.tw and Ms. Vicki CHAN hcchan@mx.nthu.edu.tw

FUDAN - KU Leuven

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Imec has a dual degree agreement with Fudan University in Shanghai, China and KU Leuven, Belgium. In this dual degree programme the student should spend minimum 3 years at KU Leuven and minimum 1 year at Fudan. All students need to apply at both institutions (imec and Fudan). Students recommended by Fudan are expected to apply for a scholarship at Fudan University. For details about Fudan applications please contact Professor Qin Yajie at email yajieqin@fudan.edu.cn.

Click here for details about the dual degree and the website of Fudan university.

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Fudan signing ceremony - June 2017

Scholarships

FWO Scholarship

Students holding a diploma at least equivalent to a Master's degree following a Bachelor's degree and awarded by a university in one of the countries of the European Economic Area or Switzerland can apply for scholarships with the Flemish Fund of Scientific Research (FWO). There are scholarships available for both PhD students.  

Applications for this scholarship can be submitted after consultation with the supervisor of the PhD project. Students applying at FWO should first apply at the central application website of imec and be admitted to the imec doctoral program.

More information on FWO scholarships can be found at https://www.fwo.be/en/fellowships-funding/.