Fully Funded PhD Studentships for International Student

Loughborough University is a top-ten rated university in England for research intensity. In choosing Loughborough for your research, you’ll work alongside academics who are leaders in their field. The student will benefit from comprehensive support and guidance from our Doctoral College, including tailored career advice, to help students succeed in your research and future career. The highly networked nature of our postgraduate research programs, and the resulting community of research students, is a hallmark of what defines the Loughborough doctoral experience.

Eligibility For Application:

Applications are invited for Ph.D. studentships to start in either October 2020 or January 2021 based in the School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering. The School is committed to investing in the next generation of exceptional researchers, and applications are welcomed from high caliber students wishing to pursue research in the following areas:

  • Architecture
  • Building energy
  • Construction products and processes
  • Construction projects and organization
  • Digital construction
  • Infrastructure
  • Transport and urban planning
  • Water engineering

The school boasts world-class facilities, with £1.4m recently invested in its 3,000m2 laboratory and one of the fastest high-performance computer clusters in the UK.The Application deadline for the applicant 2 February 2020. For EU/Uk as well as International applications, it is fully funded.
A key part of the School’s ethos is the extensive links with industry. Many research projects are sponsored and applied by organizations in the civil engineering, construction, and transport sectors. Loughborough graduates are highly sought after by industry and commerce world-wide.


The school has each three-year studentship provides a tax-free stipend of £15,009 a year (2019/20 rates stipend will rise in line with the level set by UK research councils) for the duration of the studentship plus tuition fees at the UK/EU rate. International students may apply for these positions. The funding will only cover tuition fees at the international rate and no stipend will be available. The student will be responsible for your own living costs (estimated at £15,000 a year).


The student is strongly advised to discuss their research proposal with an academic member of staff before applying. All applications should be made online and must include a research proposal. For Application, you can contact at Loughborough site.


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