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Doctoral Programme in Economics

Programme Start Date





Villa La Fonte

Application opening date:
01/11/2022  [Add to calendar] 2022-11-01 2022-11-01 Europe/Paris Doctoral Programme in Economics - European University Institute Florence, Italy YYYY-MM-DD

Application deadline:
31/01/2023 14:00 CET


No separate funding application is required.

The application for admission to the EUI doctoral programme is automatically an application for a national scholarship

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant shall be a Bulgarian citizen (regardless of the country of residence) or a citizen of another member state of the European Union, who has resided permanently in Bulgaria for not less than 5 years by the deadline for application.
  • The applicant shall have acquired educational and qualification degree Master by the training start date (September 1st every year).
  • The applicant shall have a Master’s degree diploma with a Grade Point Average of minimum "Very good 5" or the respective equivalent from the evaluation system in the country, where the degree is obtained.

Grant and Allowances

Monthly grant: 1.500 € per month (entry into force in academic year 2023-24)

Family allowance: 225 € per dependent/per month.

Travel allowance: 350 € per year.

Health Insurance: the medical insurance cover is provided to the scholarship holders and their dependents.

The authority provides a monthly grant for the first three years of EUI Ph.D. Programme. The fourth year is covered by the EUI (2023 EUI fourth-year grant is 1.440 € per month, in addition to other allowances).

Funding Authority

Ministry of Education and Science, Republic of Bulgaria

2A Dondukov Blvd.

Sofia 1000



Mrs. Ivana Radonova
State Expert, Higher Education Directorate

Tel: +359 2/9217 541
Email: [email protected]


Mrs. Iskra Yoshovska
Chief Expert, Higher Education Directorate 

Tel: +359 2/9217 728 
Email: [email protected]

Page last updated on 19/12/2022

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