Monday, March 3, 2008

PhD Studentships in Economics, University of Edinburgh, UK

The Edinburgh School of Economics in conjunction with the Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics provides a three year Ph.D. programme. For high quality candidates there are available:
Research and Teaching Scholarships, ESRC Quota Awards
The University of Edinburgh is a world-class university located in one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Economics at Edinburgh is a lively international department with outstanding strength in economic theory.

Applications for research and teaching scholarships are welcome from graduates of any nationality who hold a Master’s degree in economics, passed with merit or preferably with distinction. ESRC quota awards (as part of the Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics consortium) are also available, but are subject to nationality and residency restrictions. Applicants need to prove a strong quantitative background as well as the interest and ability to conduct independent research. The scholarships pay both fees and maintenance.

For further details on our Ph.D. program, its participating faculty and the application procedure, please consult our website:

Application deadline is 31 May 2008.

For further information, contact:

Prof Ed Hopkins
Director of the Economics Ph.D. programme
e.hopkins[ at ]