CUD/CIUF Scholarships to study in belgium

2014-2015 CIUF-CUD scholarships to study in Belgium.

Application Deadline: February  12 2014

The University Commission for Development (CUD) provides scholarships for International Students from developing Countries to study in Belgium. As part of the curriculum and international internships 2014-2015, CIUF grants 150 scholarships and 70 fellowships. Within its Programme for International Courses and Training programmes, CIUF grants each year 150 scholarships for participation into the courses and 70 for participation into the training programmes.

Each year over 150 scholarships and 70 training grants to nationals of developing countries to follow one of the supported CIUF-CUD in the courses and international training courses.

List of international courses and internships


  • Master Aquaculture
  • Master Transport Management
  • Master in Public Health – Health and development orientation
  • Master science and environmental management in developing countries
  • Master management of animal and plant resources in tropical environments
  • Master  in management of natural hazards
  • Master science and food technology
  • Master in Transfusion Medicine European Microfinance Programme
  • Master protection in tropical and subtropical crops
  • Advanced Master in International and Development Economics
  • Master in Development, Environment and Communities
  • Master in Public Health Methodology complementary


  • Training the Use of Information Technology and Communication in the University Libraries Workshop on Geographic Information System
  • Internship in Management Systems Health Services – economics and resource management / planning –
  • Internship in Management and Scientific Research in Health Systems
  • Internship in Methodology to Support Innovation in Family Agriculture
  •  Internship in Environment and Management Sustainable Mineral Resources

Eligibility Criteria


  • Originates from a developing country. To be eligible, candidates must reside and work in their country at the time of submission of the dossier,

South Africa, Algeria, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, China, Colombia, Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Niger, Uganda, Peru, Philippines, Congo, Rwanda, El Salvador, Senegal, Suriname, Tanzania, Palestinian Territories, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe

  • Is aged less than 40 years for courses , and less than 45 years for training , and at the beginning of training,
  • Is carrying a degree comparable to a second cycle of the Belgian university degree. However, for some courses, different requirements may be set, which will be specified below,
  • Demonstrates a professional occupation in a developing country for at least two years after the end of his graduate level , or three years after the end of his studies when the applicant holds a diploma issued by the third cycle a university in an industrialized country,
  • Have a good knowledge of written and spoken French, and for the training organized in another language, it is necessary to have a good knowledge of the course language, written and spoken. The Applicants will be asked to engage in learning French to be able to participate in daily life in Belgium,
  • Applying for ONE TRAINING

Application Procedure:

  • Fully complete this form (where possible in type-writing)
  • Join to the form all documents requested
  • Return the form to the CIUF – secretariat of the CUD secretariat, duly completed, dated and undersigned,  together with the requested documents, by February 12, 2014

For More Information:

Visit the How to Apply Page

Download the English Application Form (12 pages – 104 Kb) (for the Masters Supplement in English)  If You have problems with the document, you can use the PDF format.

PDF Version of the English Application form

The Application form for the year 2014-2015 is now available (see below).

Download the form français (12 pages – 109 KB) (for additional masters in French)
If you épprouvez trouble opening the document, you can use the PDF version.

PDF version of the form français to open documents such as PDF, you must have the free plug-in Adobe Reader, available here .


Visit the Official Webpage of the CIUF-CUD Scholarships

Maryvonne AUBRYmaryvonne.aubry @


4 responses to “2014-2015 CIUF-CUD scholarships to study in Belgium.”

  1. Evaristo Sikasunda Avatar
    Evaristo Sikasunda

    Hi the application form in English version only has three courses, does it means the others are not available in English? I am interested in Master in Development, Environment and Communities

    1. Opportunities for Africans Avatar

      @Evaristo: The french version has all the other courses, One of the requirement for application is : Have a good knowledge of written and spoken French, and for the training organized in another language, it is necessary to have a good knowledge of the course language, written and spoken. The Applicants will be asked to engage in learning French to be able to participate in daily life in Belgium. All the best.

  2. mulugeta Avatar

    dear sir/madam
    i am from one of eligible country i.e Ethiopia. i would like to study master in management in natural hazards. However, this course is not mentioned in application form. so what shall i do? shall i change my preferances?
    i need your honorable responses!!

  3. Mohammed Kedir Avatar
    Mohammed Kedir

    Hi!! first of thank you for your help, then I am one of nation of the country you give chance for master program but my field course is veterinary medicine so what you tell me about my course

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