Financing your stay

Research funding

At UCLouvain, research projects are made possible by ‘scientist-adventurers’, various financial resources, research infrastructure and state-of-the-art equipment.

Researcher mobility funding

Several programmes financed by Belgian, foreign and supranational public authorities help UCLouvain host highly qualified researchers from abroad.

PhD scholarship for developing country

UCLouvain holds a competition for awarding PhD scholarships to citizens of developing countries.

Co-funding China Scholarship Council

UCLouvain organizes an annual competition in order to fund jointly with the China Scholarship Council 10 students who intend to study for a UCLouvain PhD.


UCLouvain is an active member of the Euraxess European Network.