PhD call Erasmus+ project T-CREPE

(08-10-2020) Together with the Department of Industrial Systems Engineering & Product Design, we are looking for a PhD researcher to work on the Erasmus+ project T-CREPE

The Centre for Textile Science and Engineering is coordinator of the Erasmus+ project (‘Knowledge Alliances’): ‘T-CREPE: Textile engineering for co-creation paradigms in education’ (, in cooperation with the Department of Industrial Systems Engineering and Product Design (UGent campus Kortrijk). For this project, the department is looking for a PhD researcher.

The T-CREPE project aims at developing an innovative web-based platform ( to support co-creation and game-based learning with a particular focus on entrepreneurship in the textile education and industry. The team of this project consists of 4 academic partners (Belgium, Finland, Greece) and 4 industry partners specialised in ICT in textiles (France, Germany, Italy).

The PhD candidate/researcher will be:

  1. Developing a doctoral thesis related to the project that addresses the areas of collaborative online learning; game-based learning; co-creation/participatory design.
  2. Assisting the project manager and the team to manage, organise, propose and develop ideas for the development and implementation of the tasks for this project. The PhD scholarship is available in the field of industrial / product design at the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture. The research will lead to the title of Doctor of Industrial Design Engineering Technology.


Read more about what we expect, what we can offer and how to apply in the full PhD call: