Doctoral Programme

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

The deadline for completing the application form and for the submission of references and all required documents is 31 January 2022.

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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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