International Scholarships

Thursday, April 12, 2007

[Germany] PhD Scholarships in Economics 2007, Ruhr Graduate School in Economics

Application to the RGS Econ (Flyer Application)

The RGS Econ offers a distinguished three-year Ph.D. program in Economics to outstanding young and motivated researchers with an excellent academic record and a Master, Diploma or equivalent degree in economics or related fields.

General Information

The Ruhr Graduate School of Economics (RGS Econ) offers research and higher education in economics. Emphasis is on analytical theories and advanced methods. It is a joint project of the

- Ruhr University Bochum,
- University of Dortmund,
- University of Duisburg-Essen and
- RWI Essen - Institute for Economic Research.

The RGS Econ explicitly combines the expertise of researchers from all four participating institutions, thus providing an ideal complement to the established NRW Graduate Schools which have been implemented at various universities of Northrhine-Westfalia (NRW) in 2001.

Application Deadline:

The academic year starts October 1st.
The next deadline for applying is May 15th 2007.

Application Procedure:

The Evaluation of applications starts when the deadline has passed in the middle of May. The Board of Management will review the applications and make a selection of promising candidates until mid of June. After that a small number of candidates will be invited to an interview. Final decisions are communicated until end of June.


A limited number of qualified applicants admitted to the Ruhr Graduate School will be granted a scholarship of 1250 Euro per month. The scholarship is tax-free. Its maximum duration is three years.

Submit your application to:
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Leininger, Ph.D.
Dortmund University
Department of Economics
44221 Dortmund


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