Applicants should hold a university degree (BA or MA), ideally in Information
& Library Science, Computer Science or a related discipline.
Applicants ideally are in between 25-35 years old. Candidates over 40
years old will not be accepted.
Applicants have at least 2 years of professional experience in a
scientific/academic library or similar information-intensive job.
Applicants must show strong institutional support from their employer.
The applicant’s employer should state his support with an official letter.
Applicants must be proficient in English. Those who received a
university education in English must provide an
official certificate confirming this. Other
applicants must submit one of the following test results: TOEFL (Test of
English as a Foreign Language): minimum score of 550 for paper-based test, or
79 for internet-based test (see www.toefl.org)
or IELTS (International English Language Testing System): minimum score of 6.0
The application form, together with all required documents, should be sent directly to the promoter
of Lib@Web, prof. Dr. Egbert de Smet /University of Antwerp (Prinsstraat 13, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium).
Applications that are incomplete, illegible or reach the admission office after
the deadline will be automatically rejected. Electronic applications are not
accepted. Applications sent to VLIR-UOS Scholarship office shall not be
Applicants applying for both admission and VLIR-UOS scholarship must
meet both the academic admission requirements and the scholarship criteria )(see :
Applicants applying for admission only, simply need to consider the admission