Location of Program
Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB) der Bundesagentur für Arbeit (BA)
Regensburger Strasse 104
The Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and the School of Business and Economics of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) offer a joint doctoral programme in labour market research (GradAB), which prepares graduates for a career in academics and in policy consulting. IAB and FAU jointly constitute one of the most important hubs for labour market research in Germany and provide optimal conditions for more than 200 labour market researchers from different disciplines to conduct high-quality academic research.
The Graduate Center GradAB offers a three-year programme of high-level training in labour market research, which can be extended for another year under certain conditions.
Doctoral students benefit from a professional research and policy-consulting environ- ment in one of the key institutions advising high-ranking social policymakers.
The course programme provides training on labour market research, methods, and data at an advanced level and is held in English.
The GradAB works closely together with its partners from a large network of renowned national and international universities, research and policy institutions.
The scholarship offers financial support of 1,350€ / month. In addition, funding is available for participation in scientific conferences and further training
Scholarship holders are granted access to the IAB’s unique data resources on employment and social security (administrative and survey data).
This doctoral program has scholarship opportunities available.
Application Deadline: 31 March 2017
The call for applications can be found here.
- Personal data/curriculum vitae
- Transcript of records
- Reference letters
- Short outline of the project
Language Requirements:The courses are held in English