2022 University of Limerick PhD Study Award in Applying Software Defined Networking for EU Students in Ireland


Closing Dates: Open for the 2022 academic Year

Great News! The University of Limerick is glad to offer the PhD Study Award in Applying Software Defined Networking for EU Students in Ireland to all international students.

This PhD programme will help students explore the challenges and opportunities in applying SDN to SAS, with the aim of improving SAS fault tolerance and network resilience in the face of a cybersecurity attack.

The University of Limerick is a university in Ireland that ranks 501st in Times Higher Education’s list of the best schools in the world (2021). UL wants to be a unique, pioneering, and connected university that shapes the future by teaching and empowering people to deal with the real problems of today and the future.

Selection Criteria:

  • Applicants must be EU citizens.
  • Good knowledge of/Interest in SDN would be of benefit.

Supporting Documents:

Submit your CV to Thomas.newe@ul.ie including details of at least two referees. Shortlisted applicants may be invited to interview. On receiving an offer, the successful applicant will be required to submit supporting documentation

Application Process:

To apply for the award, students are required to enroll in the PhD degree programme. After that, you can contact Dr. Tom Newe, email: thomas.newe@ul.ie.

Application Perks:

EU applicants will receive a full award paying fees and maintenance at standard rates. The stipend rates for studentships are €5,500 EU fees, stipend €18,500 per annum. Travel and equipment costs are also included.

Entry Requirements for University of Limerick:

The successful applicants will have a Bachelor’s (BE/BSc) or a Master’s (ME/MSc) Degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related numerate/STEM discipline.

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