University College Dublin (UCD) and the China Scholarship Council (CSC) affiliated with the Ministry of Education of China have established a unique scholarship scheme to assist Chinese students to pursue postgraduate research in UCD leading to a PhD.
UCD is Ireland’s premier university offering a comprehensive range of postgraduate programmes in the humanities and sciences including a number of prestigious interdisciplinary programmes led by world renowned experts. Over 25% of the student body are engaged in postgraduate study and research. UCD is committed to maintaining a high level of research activity and to further developing its’ collaborative links with industry and commerce, and with educational and research institutions internationally.
The CSC endeavors to strengthen the friendship and understanding between Chinese people and those from other countries by promoting the development of educational, scientific, technological and cultural exchanges. Further information about the CSC can be found at www.csc.edu.cn
This scheme is an exciting opportunity for students to benefit from studying in one of Europe’s leading research-driven universities.
Applications are accepted from Chinese students for either:
a) a research visit to UCD for a period of 6 – 24 months as part of their doctoral education.
b) a 4 year, funded, full time UCD PhD degree programme in UCD.
Guidelines for the applicants can be found at http://www.ucd.ie/graduatestudies/prospectivestudents/chinascholarshipscheme/