The Ruhr Graduate School in Economics (RGS Econ) offers a distinguished doctoral program in Economics, building on the combined expertise of three economics departments and one of Germany’s leading economic research institutes. Advanced coursework, appropriate guidance, a cooperative learning environment, and an extensive research network and infrastructure are geared to support our students in conducting first-rate research and our graduates in obtaining excellent positions in academia and the private sector.
Each year, we seek highly motivated researchers wishing to obtain a PhD in any area of economics - with an excellent academic record and a Master, Diploma or equivalent degree in Economics or related fields.
We offer up to 8 scholarships (1.300€ per month for three years, or equivalent, with continuation funding when required).
Students can find further information about RGS Econ and associated research opportunities on our website www.rgs-econ.de. The academic year starts on October 01, 2017 the application deadline is March 30, 2017. Starting from mid-January, 2017, applications can be filed by accessing our online application system at http://www.rgs-econ.de/application-and-admission/, which also contains information about the application procedure and requirements.