LERU Doctoral Summer School

The 2018 LERU (League of European Research Universities) Summer School for PhD students will take place in Leuven in Belgium, at the University of KU Leuven, from July 9th to July 13th.


The topic is:

The Global Society – the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration to tackle societal challenges

The UNIGE application form and the program are now available. For more information, please contact: christiane.bezuchet@unige.ch.

Preferably advanced doctoral candidates may apply if they meet all requirements mentioned in the KU Leuven announcement document. Candidates must be available for the entire duration of the summer school and must be prepared to participate in all activities. All sessions will be conducted in English and therefore fluency in both spoken and written English is essential.

All housing and logistic arrangements for the participants will be organized by the university welcoming the Summer School. Registration fees and travel expenses will be supported by the University of Geneva and reimbursed ONLY after the stay - All original documents/proofs should be sent back to Christiane Bezuchet.


The University of Geneva will select the candidates able to participate to the LERU Doctoral Summer School. The top candidate selected is sure to have a place. Other participants will be then selected by the host university from the candidates pool, based on the list we will send them and, on merit and other criterion.