Graduate Programme in Labour Market Research (GradAB)

Last Updated: 
Sep 30, 2016
Last Updated: 
Sep 30, 2016

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Program Details

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Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB) der Bundesagentur für Arbeit (BA)
Regensburger Strasse 104
90478 Nuremberg

The Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and the School of Business and Econo mics  of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) offer a joint doctoral programme in labour market research.

  • We admit outstanding graduates from economics, sociology or other social sciences who hold a master‘s degree or diploma and have a strong interest in labour market research.
  • Doctoral students benefit from a professional research and policy consulting  environment which enables them to apply their knowledge in academic and applied empirical research. Students are enrolled at FAU or at another university of choice.
  • The course programme gives training on theoretical and empirical methods at an advanced level. The courses are held in English.
  • Scholarship holders are granted access to the IAB‘s unique data resources on employment and social security (administrative and survey data).
  • Applicants are asked to submit a proposal addressing empirical and theoretical research questions in the field of labour market research or the development of the required statistical-econometric methods.

This doctoral program has scholarships opportunities still available.

Application Deadline: 14 October 2016

For further information on the programme and on the application process see

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Application Requirements:

  • Graduate degree in related discipline
  • Personal data/curriculum vitae
  • Motivation letter
  • Certification of academic achievements
  • Reference letters
  • Outline of the project

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Language Requirements: 
The courses are held in English


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