For Current Students

Overseas Institutional Visits

Deadline: 30 November 2017

We are inviting current UBEL students to submit applications for overseas institutional visits. Students can apply for funding and an extension of up to 13 weeks of their studentships in order to visit an overseas institution. This competition will provide funding to successful candidates for visits occuring within the 2017/18 academic year.

For more information, please check the OIV page on this website: Overseas Institutional Visits (OIV) competition

The deadline for all application documents is Thursday 30 November 2017.


For Prospective Supervisors


Co-Funded & Collaborative Studentship

Deadline: 30 November 2017

Academics are invited to apply for Co-funded and other Collaborative Studentships to begin October 2018. Co-funded and Collaborative Studentships are doctoral projects which are jointly and collaboratively run by both academic and non-academic organisations, in the first case with financial support from the non-academic partner.

More details are on the Co-funded & Collaborative Studentships 2018 entry page.

The competition deadline is 30 November 2017.

UBEL DTP provides over 40 ESRC-funded studentships from each of the DTP institutions: UCL, SOAS, Birkbeck, UEL and LSHTM.

The DTP offers a range of routes (+3; 1+3; 2+3 and +4) across its 25 pathways. Please check our pathway pages for more information regarding pathway contacts, research interests and routes.