After satisfactorily completing the required coursework of the Master in Economic Analysis, those students who perform well and pass qualifying examinations in the three major fields (macroeconomics, microeconomics, and econometrics) are admitted to the PhD program. During the PhD program students are engaged in full-time research towards the completion of a doctoral dissertation, under the supervision of a faculty advisor.
The Graduate Program in Economics at Universidad Carlos III is considered one of the top programs in Europe. In a recent study by Amir and Knauff (2005), the program was ranked 32 in world-wide, based on the placement of PhD students. In a study sponsored by the European Economic Association, and published by the Journal of the European Economic Association (vol. 1, 1346-1366, 2003) the Department of Economics ranks 9th in the European Union and 52nd worldwide. This has been confirmed in a more recent ranking by the University of Tilburg where the Department in Economics ranks 15th in the European Union and 38th worldwide. The Department of Economics has received the Maria de Maetzu award for excellence in research.
Most, first year students of the master program are offered financial aid including fee waiver and a monthly stipend through a Teaching Assistantship (TA) position. We expect to offer around 15 TA’s position to second year students, though the final number may vary depending on the students’ performance and the teaching needs of the department. Students admitted in the PhD program get automatic financing for the three years of the PhD program.
First deadline for Application: February 28, 2018.
Closing date: June 30, 2018.
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