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Doctoral Programme

We offer one of the largest doctoral programmes in the social sciences in Europe.

The call for applications for the 2025-26 academic year (start date: 1 September 2025) will open in November 2024. The deadline for the submission of the complete application, reference letters, and all required documents will be 31 January 2025 at 14:00 (CET). 

10 Reasons to Apply




EUI PhD Researchers' Testimonials

Excellent career prospects

65% of our alumni are currently employed in academic positions while 9% work in international organisations. Alumni from the ECO department frequently obtain positions in central banks. 28% of all alumni from all cohorts are now employed in senior positions, such as full professor

Why Choose the EUI

Our doctoral researchers benefit from four-years grants from EU Members States and other states. The EUI is characterised by its thriving intellectual climate, rich in seminars, conferences, and events, hosting leading academics and policy-makers from around the world.

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