Ruhr Graduate School in Economics: fully funded PhD Program

Ruhr Graduate School in Economics: fully funded PhD Program

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Start Date

Program Duration

36 Months

Application Deadline

Type

Phd programs

Certifications & Titles

Doctoral degree (granted by one of the cooperating universities)

Study Options

Full Time

Funding Options

scholarship, research and teaching assistant positions

Apply now to RGS Econ's renowned PhD program in Economics, located in the Ruhr Valley Region, Germany. The program combines an excellent core education with a unique research environment, consisting of three Econ departments and a leading economic research institute. The program is relevant for students with interest in any area of economics - microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, and also finance and statistics- and provides clusters of expertise in policy analysis and applied micro (labor, health, environmental and resource economics, experimental and behavioral), macroeconomics and macroeconometrics, and micro- as well as macro aspects of regional economics. RGS Econ and its affiliates facilitate access to comprehensive data resources and expertise in data analysis.

RGS Econ offers a PhD Program in Economics via a cooperation of the three economics departments of the University Alliance Ruhr (TU Dortmund, Bochum, and Duisburg-Essen) and one of Germany’s leading economic research institutes, the RWI - Leibniz-Institute for Economic Research.

Advanced coursework, structured guidance, and an extensive research network and infrastructure are geared to support our students in conducting first-rate research and our graduates in obtaining excellent positions in academia and in the private sector.

Our doctoral program is characterized by a highly co-operative learning and research environment and its ability to draw on and interconnect the participating institutions' expertise in theoretical, empirical, and applied research. Areas of outstanding expertise of our more than 40 faculty members include - but are not limited to: labor economics, macroeconomics, econometrics, microeconomics, behavioral and experimental economics, health economics, natural resource and energy economics, regional and urban economics, and the economics of migration.

All accepted students are offered a scholarship of €1400 per month or equivalent financing during their first year (course phase) and subsequent financing for a minimum of three years in total, which may be in the form of a scholarship or in the form of research and teaching assistant positions.

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Posted on

Start Date

Program Duration

36 Months

Application Deadline

Type

Phd programs

Certifications & Titles

Doctoral degree (granted by one of the cooperating universities)

Study Options

Full Time

Funding Options

scholarship, research and teaching assistant positions

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