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School of Public Health
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

Student Scholarships

PhD opportunityMakerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health (MakSPH) in collaboration with Universidad de Málaga (UMA), Spain received funding from the European Union under the Erasmus+ Programme to facilitate mobility of students and faculty between the two institutions.
We are therefore seeking PhD candidates to spend up to 5 months at UMA as part of their academic programme as well as career development. Activities that the candidate can undertake while at UMA include writing their PhD manuscripts, data analysis, writing their thesis, attending short courses, and presenting in seminars and conferences.

Number of candidates required: 04

• PhD candidate registered at Makerere University.
• Pursuing a PhD in Medicine or Public Health
• Having completed data collection for their PhD
• Active involvement in MakSPH / School of Medicine academic activities
• Knowledge of Spanish will be an added advantage

Application procedure
Interested candidates should address their application to the Principal Investigator, Erasmus+ Mobility Programme (Spanish chapter), Department of Community Health and Behavioural Sciences, MakSPH and send to this email address:

The application should consist of a cover letter (1 page), curriculum vitae (not more than 3 pages), recommendation letter from the main supervisor, provisional / full admission, research concept note and a personal statement (not more than 1,000 words) as one PDF document. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Closing date for receiving applications: 9th July 2023


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