Programmes and Fellowships

Forty years’ experience in focusing exclusively on doctoral programmes, post-doctoral study and research has made the EUI a global leader in high-quality postgraduate education. Based on the hills of Fiesole, looking down to Florence, our leading scholars in economics, history and civilization, law, and political and social science create, develop and supervise innovative and original research.

 

Fully-funded Ph.D. programme


An EUI Ph.D. is more than just writing a dissertation. Our fully-funded four-year doctoral programmes are well-structured and well-supervised, with high quality ensured through regular assessment. Our graduates enjoy excellence career prospects, with EUI alumni holding positions within academia (69%), international organisations (12%), national institutions (6%) and the private sector (4%). Source: Alumni Destination Survey 2014.

Master of Laws (LL.M.)


The EUI offers a Master of Laws (LL.M.) programme in Comparative, European and International Law. This one-year programme aims to develop legal knowledge and analytical skills in a stimulating interdisciplinary environment. LL.M. participants may apply to continue on to the Ph.D. programme. 

Fellowships


The EUI hosts a number of fellowships for both young and senior academics. These are Max Weber Fellowships, Jean Monnet Fellowships at the RSCAS, and the Fernand Braudel Senior Fellowships. It also hosts externally funded postdoctoral fellowships, such as Marie Curie, Canon Foundation, and the Academy of Finland.

Summer Schools


The EUI also organizes a number of Summer Schools. These include the Academy of European Law’s two annual summer programmes in European Union Law and in Human Rights Law, and the summer schools organized by the departments and the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies.

Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral Studies


TheMax Weber Programme is the largest postdoctoral programme for young academics in the social sciences in Europe. It is funded by the European Commission and supports fellows to develop a succesful academic career.

 

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Research Funding Opportunities in the Social Sciences for Young  Researchers

Research Funding Opportunities in the Social Sciences for Young Researchers

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This conference taking place on 8th February will bring together representatives of European and national agencies and research funding charities to give up-to-date information on research funding schemes in countries such as the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Austria and the USA. The conference is organised by the Academic Careers Observatory of the Max Weber Programme. Please register!
New website Academic and Professional Development

New website Academic and Professional Development

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The Academic Service has developed a new website so as to give the doctoral candidates organized access to its current Academic and Professional Development activities. The site provides an overview on a wide range of courses, training sessions and activities for Ph.D. researchers and post-doctoral fellows.
 

Page last updated on 03 November 2016