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Doctoral Programme in Economics

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The call for applications for the 2025-26 academic year (start date: 1 September 2025) will open in November 2024 - the deadline will be 31 January 2025 at 14:00 (CET).


If you meet the nationality or residency requirements to be eligible for Dutch student finance you must attach the required documentation (evidence of the nationality or residency requirements) to your EUI Application. To do this, please use the passport/ID attachment field of the EUI Online Application form.

Eligibility Criteria

In addition to the general EUI application criteria, to be eligible for a Dutch EUI grant you must meet the following two eligibility criteria to apply:

Minimum academic requirements

You must have successfully obtained a doctoral diploma or Master’s degree.

Nationality/residence requirements

Dutch nationals:

Must submit a copy of a valid Dutch passport or ID-card (front and back) with your EUI application.

Non-Dutch nationals:

You must reside in the Netherlands and meet the nationality/residence requirements for Dutch student finance as defined by DUO at the time of your EUI application. However, those employed in the Netherlands must be employed for at least one year prior to the EUI application deadline. This also applies to applicants whose partner is employed in the Netherlands.

You can check whether you are eligible for Dutch student finance on the DUO website. The requirements for both residents with -and without a residence permit are indicated on their website, including the documentation needed to support eligibility.

Submit the documents to support eligibility with your EUI application using the passport/ID attachment field of the EUI Online Application form.

Dual nationality: 

If you hold dual nationality (Dutch/other nationality) and you meet all criteria as shown above you may apply.

Eligibility is carefully verified for each applicant. Applications that do not meet the criteria (shown above) will not be taken into further consideration.


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Grants and Allowances

Maandelijkse beurs: 1.717,00 €

Familietoelage: Ja

Reistoelage: Ja

Verzekering: Ja

Langdurig ziekfonds: Ja

The Authority provides a monthly grant for the first three years of EUI Ph.D. Programme. The fourth year is covered by the EUI: 2024 grant is 1.505 € per month, in addition to other allowances and a complementary top-up contribution of the Grant Authority. You are advised to also carefully read all the information on the website of the grant authority. There you will also find the obligations and conditions that apply to the grant.

Funding Authority


P.O. Box 29777

2502 LT The Hague

The Netherlands

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Page last updated on 16/10/2023

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