Being among the top 20 universities in Europe and the top 65 in the world, the University of Amsterdam is mostly known by its limitless discoveries, high learning experiences and high academic research and development. More than 33,900 students in more than 99 different nations are currently pursuing a wide selection of subjects, ranging from media and artificial intelligence, to psychology and business.
The University of Amsterdam generated six Nobel Prize winners and five prime ministers of the Netherlands. The University of Amsterdam has received five top ratings among the top 100 universities in the world according to five major league tables.
The university was classified as one of the 50 best universities in the world in seven disciplines in 2011, namely linguistics, sociology, philosophy, geography, science, economics and econometrics, accounting and finance. In 2018 and 2019, the two faculties of Media and Communication have been jointly awarded 1st place worldwide by topic in the QS Ranking.
About the Scholarship:
The Statistics and Machine Learning PhD Position is available for PhD and International Students in the fields of Machine Learning and Statistics to have the opportunity to pursue their studies at the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Students attending the University of Amsterdam can also benefit from the seminars, workshops and the small-scale, interactive international teaching and research environments.
The University of Amsterdam will offer successful candidates a range of salaries from 2,395euros to 3,061euros gross each month.
- Host University: University of Amsterdam;
- Host Country: Netherlands;
- Scholarship Type: Partial Funding;
- Study Level: PhD Level;
- Scholarship Worth: 2,395euros – 3,061euros;
- Subjects available: Statistics and Machine Learning;
- Eligible Countries: International Students;
- Application Deadline: May 1st.
In order to be addmitted for the award, applicants are required to:
- Have a Master’s degree in research or an MPhil in Econometrics, Mathematics or a similar field;
- GMAT or GRE scoring of up to five years for those with a master’s degree from a university outside the Netherlands. The minimum score requested is 85%;
- Evidence of English language skills through a TOEFL test ( minimum score of 100 on the online test and 600 on the paper test or IELTS: minimum score of 7.5, when results have been submitted no later than two years prior to application.
To benefit from this scholarship, candidates must be first admitted to pursue doctoral courses at the university. Then, they can fill out the online application form for this scholarship.
- A motivation letter;
- A statement of the candidate’s main research goals and aspirations;
- A Curriculum Vitae;
- A transcript of marks for the last diploma obtained;
- A selection of the research work carried out;
- Two recommendation letters by the supervisor along with current test results: GMAT or GRE, TOEFL or IELTS tests if appropriate.
If the studies were not completed in English, the applicant will have to prove that they have a sufficient level of English. Please visit the English language proficiency section for more details.
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