Friday, 03 May 2013 10:12

Call for Applications: Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB), 2 PhD Scholarships

The Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) is accepting applications for 2 PhD scholarships for 3 years, for classes starting September 2013. The yearly amount of the stipend is 15.000€. The scholarships are funded by the Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) and the University of Barcelona (UB).


We are looking for students who have graduated after 2009 and who aim at enrolling on the PhD program in Economics (University of Barcelona). The candidates must have a Master in Economics completed by summer 2013 and fulfill the admission requirements of the PhD program in Economics, University of Barcelona ( A very good academic record and good English are also required for the position.


The successful candidates will develop their research under the supervision of IEB researchers belonging to the Research Programs “Fiscal Federalism”, “Cities and Innovation” and “Infrastructure and Transport” ( We expect candidates to be interested in the research topics covered by these programs: Fiscal Federalism, Political Economy, Economics of Taxation, Public Economics, Urban Economics, Economics of Innovation, Economics of Infrastructures and Transport Economics. Successful candidates will have teaching duties in applied economics at either undergraduate or graduate level within the department of Public Economics of the Faculty of Economics and Business (UB).


Only complete applications will be considered. Candidates must provide the following attachments:
1. Academic transcript
2. Statement of purpose
3. Curriculum vitae
4. 2 letters of reference


Applications should be submitted to the following address before May 30th (at the latest) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. indicating in the title of the message ‘Application to PhD Scholarship’. You will be informed of the committee’s decision by the end of the second week of June.

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