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On standards or conventions specific to the higher education system in Belgium, which differs in structure and style from the systems in other parts of the world.

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Given my details below, what are some of my possible steps towards a habilitation? [closed]

Goal: I hope to get a permanent or almost permanent position within three tears from now, and so I'd like my CV to be more convincing. I'm perhaps naively thinking that if I can get five papers post ...
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How to address interest in getting treatment for (potential) ADHD whilst applying for a PhD grant, so that I don't alarm anyone?

I don't actually have an actual diagnosis of ADHD, growing up I never really addressed it, as treating such isn't really common where I grew up. However recently I took an interest in it, and alas I ...
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Careers in Academia in Belgium and Salary (Intend to move from Canada as a PR)

I am currently working as an Assistant Professor since more than a year in Canada after my PhD (graduated last year). In near future, I intend to move to Belgium, I am looking for some insights what ...
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PhD Defense Belgium

I received an invitation to serve as a member of a PhD defense examiners' board at a Belgian university. While they have offered to cover travel expenses, there is no mention of remuneration. I am ...
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Does fellowship replace PhD salary?

I'm currently applying to PhD positions, and was also advised to apply for a fellowship, but don't I need a PhD supervisor first? Even if I do get it, does that mean it replaces the salary given by ...
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I am doing a PhD and I want to start a BA on the side, not sure how to approach this with my supervisor

I am close to the end of my second of five years of funded PhD in philosophy. Because of personal interest, I would like to start a part-time BA in Law on the side, which is tailored to people who ...
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How do academic salaries work in Belgium

I'm looking at salary scales published by a Belgian institution. I see figures published for monthly salaries. Is there a reason why annual salaries are not published? Is the annual salary not as ...
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How do I prepare to Skype discussion for PhD admission?

I applied for a PhD position in stellar astrophysics in Belgium, and I was offered an interview this coming Friday and they said this in the confirmation email: In response to our call, we have ...
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Australian Honours degree for admission into European PhD programs

I have currently completed a Bachelor's degree in mathematics in Australia and want to go onto do a PhD in pure mathematics in Belgium or Germany. I need to either complete my Honours degree next year ...
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Are academic salaries in Belgium always based on the number of years completed since PhD?

I've read that in Belgium academic salaries are based on years since PhD. If this is the case, is this always the case? Are there special cases where someone would be paid more than their "years since"...
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What's the point in waiting 6 or 12 months before allowing researchers to make their Belgium-funded article open access?

Belgium recently passed a law allowing researchers to make any of their article open access if the majority of the research funding came from Belgium public funding Here is the law: Art. 29. Dans ...
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Phd defense jury in Belgium

I have been invited to be an external jury member for a PhD defense at a Belgian university. Apart from reimbursement of my travel expenses, am I going to be paid for this work? In UK (where I am ...
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What is the English term for a Belgian non-university higher education institution?

I graduated from what is known as a "Hogeschool" in Belgium. When trying to explain this term on English websites, I've always used the term "University College" or "College", However, I'm not sure ...
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What does the title "Burgerlijk ingenieur" in Belgium mean?

I finished the Master of Science and got my diploma in Belgium. Before obtaining my Masters, I did a Bachelor's in Architecture in Serbia. Altogether I studied six years (4+2). "The holder of this ...
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