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Doctoral Programme in Political and Social Sciences

Programme Start Date




Badia Fiesolana

Application opening date:
01/11/2023  [Add to calendar] 2023-11-01 2023-11-01 Europe/Paris Doctoral Programme in Political and Social Sciences - European University Institute Florence, Italy YYYY-MM-DD

Application deadline:
31/01/2024 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. The funding authority requires candidates to submit a mandatory statement together with their EUI online application.

Mandatory Statement

The Estonian Funding Authority, Education and Youth Board, requires candidates to complete and sign this statement and motivation letter [download template]. A scanned PDF copy of the duly completed and signed statement must be attached to the EUI Online Application Form: Please use the CV field to upload the PDF document, as a separate file in addition to your CV.

Eligibility Criteria

The scholarship can be awarded to the citizens of Estonia, citizens of the European Union member states staying in Estonia with permanent residence and persons staying in Estonia with long-term residence permit, who have been accepted to the doctoral studies of the Institute within the framework of the quota allocated to Estonia

PhD Information Session and Q&A: Estonia

Video recording of the PhD Information Session and Q&A held on 22 November 2022

Grants and Allowances

Monthly grant: 1.080 €

Travel allowance: 360 € per one trip, maximum 2 trips per year

Family allowance: monthly child support for under-age children and child’s travel costs are remunerated (maximum 2 trips per year)

Insurance: no

Conference allowance: during studies one visit to professional conference is remunerated

The funding 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

Education and Youth Board

Department of Internationalisation

Ms. Carmen Raudsepp

Tõnismägi, 11 EE-Tallinn

10119  Estonia

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Education and Youth Board

Department of Internationalisation

Ms. Carmen Raudsepp

Tel: +372 6996 496
Email: [email protected]

Page last updated on 30/11/2022

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