International PhD Scholarships in Zooarchaeology of Southwest Asia, Netherlands

Applications are being accepted from outstanding aspirants for the International PhD Scholarships in Zooarchaeology of Southwest Asia. This study program is organized by the University of Groningen.

The studentship is available to students from all over the world who wish to pursue a PhD degree program for the academic session 2022/2023.


Amazing opportunity for international students in the Netherlands.

 (The University of Groningen has enjoyed an international reputation as a dynamic and innovative center of higher education offering high-quality teaching and research. Balanced study and career paths in a wide variety of disciplines encourage the 36,000 students and researchers to develop their own individual talents.

Why study at the University of Groningen? GU provides candidates with real-world environmental learning opportunities. They practise transcribing and analysing language, as well as comprehending and critiquing theories and concepts. A linguistics degree is useful for teaching overseas, publishing jobs, and government administration jobs.

Application Deadline: The last date to submit the entries to participate in the following grant is 10 July.

Brief Description

  • University: University of Groningen
  • Department: Faculty of Arts
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Awards: € 2,249 gross per month
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in the Netherlands


  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: PhD degree in Zooarchaeology of Southwest Asia.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • A (Research) Master’s degree in archaeology, biology, anthropology or related field
  • An excellent academic record
  • Demonstrable affinity with the research topic
  • Demonstrable experience in quantitative zooarchaeology and relational databases (e.g. Access)
  • Great intercultural communication skill
  • Excellent command of English (at least C1) and proven academic writing skills.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To be eligible for this opportunity, applicants need to take admission in a PhD degree at the University of Groningen. After being enrolled, applicants can apply for the award.
  • Supporting Documents: You must upload all the following supporting documents:
  • A CV, including contact details of two academic referees (do not include any reference letters)
  • A research proposal that explains how you would approach the project described above, between 1,500 and 2,000 words. The proposal should have the following parts: (a) state of the art and relevance to science and society, (b) key objectives, (c) methodological and theoretical approach, and (d) a timetable
  • A writing sample of no more than 5,000 words, such as a published article, an essay, or part of a Master’s thesis
  •  Certified official transcripts of your academic degrees.
  • Admission Requirements: Before submitting your application form, you need to check any entry requirements for each qualification you plan to study.
  • Language Requirement: Students must have a certificate of English language proficiency.


The successful candidate will receive a scholarship of € 2,249 gross per month at the University of Groningen.

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