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European University Institute (EUI)
Ph.Ds. in the Social Sciences – up to 150 Scholarships available
European University Institute (EUI)
FM - The European University Institute (EUI) is a unique international centre for doctorate and post-doctorate studies and research, situated in the Tuscan hills overlooking Florence.
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Application deadline: Jan 31
Location: San Domenico di Fiesole, Italy
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Ph.Ds. in the Social Sciences – up to 150 Scholarships available

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The European University Institute (EUI) offers four-year fully-funded Ph.D. programmes in Economics, History and Civilization, Law and Political and Social Sciences. Up to 150 scholarships are available for entry in September 2019, covering tuition and providing a monthly grant.

Our well-structured Ph.D. programmes include closely supervised dissertation work, courses on methods and theory, topical workshops as well as academic and professional development training.

Over 85% of EUI researchers successfully defend their thesis and more than 86% are either very satisfied or satisfied with their supervision.

Ph.D. researchers at the EUI enjoy:

  • Wellstructured, fully funded Ph.D. programmes
  • An academic environment that promotes research independence with close supervision, working groups, advanced training and courses
  • Excellent research support facilities including an outstanding social science research Library, an onsite European Documentation Centre, and the Historical Archives of the European Union
  • A dynamic research community with visiting experts and highlevel institutional and government actors from around the world
  • Access to an international network of alumni holding posts in academia (60%), national-level institutions (7%), EU institutions (5%), international organisations (6%), the private sector (2%), law firms and NGOs (8.5%), and banks (1%)*
  • An international, multilingual and culturally diverse campus near Florence, Italy

*Alumni Destination Survey 2018

Read what our current Ph.D. researchers say about their EUI experience.

Application deadline: 31 January 2019

To find out more and to apply online before the 31 January deadline please visit:

About the EUI

The European University Institute is an international postgraduate teaching and research institute. It offers advanced academic training for doctoral and postdoctoral researchers and fosters research in fields that are of particular interest for the development of Europe. The Institute is composed of four departments—Economics, History and Civilization, Law, and Political and Social Sciences; the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies; the Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral Studies; the School of Transnational Governance; and the Historical Archives of the European Union.

Grants and tuition fees for Ph.D. candidates are covered by the national grant-awarding authorities of our contracting states.

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Qualification type: Ph.D.

Location: Florence, Italy

Funding for: EU students, international students

Funding amount: Not specified

Hours: Full-time

Placed on: 1 November 2018

Closes on: 31 January 2019

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