Cambridge University Reporter

Wiener-Anspach Awards to the University of Brussels (ULB)

The Trustees of the Wiener-Anspach Foundation, whose aim is to promote educational and research contacts between theUniversité Libre de Bruxelles and the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, offer Research Fellowships to graduates and Postgraduate Scholarships in any subject from the University of Cambridge who wish to come to the UniversitéLibre de Bruxelles Up to five awards are available to Cambridge graduates for the academic year 2007-08.

(a) The Scholarships are awarded for study leading to postgraduate diplomas conferred by the Université Libre de Bruxelles. Applicants need not have graduated at the time of application. Information on programmes offered at the ULB may be found at
(b) Fellowships are awarded to graduates who whish to undertake part their Ph.D. research in any department of the Université libre de Bruxelles for a period not exceeding one year.

The value of the awards is 16,000 euros for one academic year. University fees are also paid for by the Foundation.

Application forms may be obtained from the Registrary (addressed to the Awards Clerk), Old Schools, Trinity Lane, CB2 1TN or from the Wiener-Anspach Foundation ( or

It is essential that candidates have a good knowledge of spoken and written French as all courses will be conducted in French. Candidates who have no recent appropriate certificate of proficiency in French are advised to ask either the Tutor in French at their colleges or staff member at the University Language Teaching Centre to provide them with a test in oral French, and to certify that their speaking and comprehension are of a sufficiently high standard to enable them to pursue a course taught in French.

It is a condition of the award that successful candidates should submit two written reports within twelve months of completing their course/research at ULB.

Postdoctoral research grants are also granted by the Foundation. Full information can be obtained from the Wiener-Anspach Foundation ( or

Applications must be submitted to the Registrary by 1 December 2006.