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1 Fulbright/University of Leuven Master of European Studies Award

Accepted Degree Levels
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
Grant Period
9 Months
PDO
No Pre-Departure Orientation
Award Profile

One grant will be given to an American to enroll in the International Master of European Studies: Transnational and Global Perspectives (MAES) at the University of Leuven (KUL) in Belgium. This one-year interdisciplinary program focuses on Europe as a continent of strong interactions across national boundaries and constant exchanges with the outside world. The award-holder will be exempt from tuition fees and will receive a monthly stipend to cover living expenses.

Grant Period

9 Months

The grant period is mid-September through mid-June. Fulbright Grantees will be required to arrive in Brussels for an orientation in mid-September, 2017.

Pre-Departure Orientation

No Pre-Departure Orientation

Candidate Profile

The Master in European Studies program admits holders of the following university degrees:

  • Bachelor of Political and Social Sciences, History, Arts, Law, Economics, Anthropology, Communication Studies, Theology, Education, Philosophy, European Studies;
  • Any Master degree in Human Sciences;
  • A Master degree in other disciplines, if the candidate has professional experience in the field of study of MAES

Applicants should have a strong academic background, a sound knowledge of European history and European institutions, demonstrated research skills, and familiarity with the basic principles of Economics and Law.

Accepted Degree Levels

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Foreign Language Proficiency

Not Required

Fulbright Proposal Types

Independent Study/Research: No

Graduate Degree Enrollment: Yes

Affiliation

Applicants must arrange their own affiliation with the University of Leuven by applying through the website of the Master of European Studies (see below). A letter of affiliation is not required by the time of the application deadline. If applicants can obtain letters of affiliation in advance of the application deadline, they should include this. If this is not possible at the time of application, applicants may provide a letter when awarded a grant.

Special Application Instructions

In your Embark on-line application, Question #22 Award Name please select Leuven European Studies from the drop down menu to be considered for this award.

Dependents

Dependent support is not available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

https://ghum.kuleuven.be