European University Institute (EUI)

PhDs in Economics, History, Law and Political and Social Sciences – up to 130 Scholarships available

2024-01-31 (Europe/Rome)
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The European University Institute (EUI) offers four-year fully-funded PhD programmes in Economics, HistoryLaw and Political and Social Sciences. Up to 130 scholarships are available for entry in September 2024, covering tuition and providing a monthly grant. 

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

Over 89% of EUI researchers successfully defend their thesis. 

PhD researchers at the EUI enjoy:

  • well-structured, fully funded PhD 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 on-site European Documentation Centre, and the Historical Archives of the European Union;
  • a dynamic research community with visiting experts and high-level institutional and government actors from around the world;
  • an inclusive, multi-lingual campus near Florence, Italy;
  • access to an international network of alumni holding posts in academia (65%), international organisations (9%), other research institutions (9%), the private sector (6%), law firms (3%), national organisations (3%), national central banks (3%) and the European Central Bank (1%)*.

*Alumni Destination Survey 2021

Application deadline: 31 January 2024

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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, 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 PhD candidates are covered by the national grant-awarding authorities of our contracting states.

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Qualification type: PhD

Location: Florence, Italy

Funding for: EU students, international students

Funding amount: Not specified

Hours: Full-time

Placed on: 1 November 2023

Closes on: 31 January 2024

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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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