The Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) is unique in Germany and one of the few graduate schools worldwide which foster the exchange of ideas, methods, and approaches to research across the boundaries of the economic and the social sciences.
The Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) at the University of Mannheim is now accepting applications for up to 45 doctoral scholarships to study in Germany. International applicants are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
The aim of the scholarship offers excellent opportunities for highly motivated students with a quantitative orientation to pursue their doctoral degree in Business, Economics and the Social Sciences.
Available Subject: Scholarships are awarded in Business, Economics and the Social Sciences. Within our three Doctoral Centers university offer 11 Ph.D. Programs:
Center for Doctoral Studies in Business (CDSB)
- Information Systems
- Operations Management
Center for Doctoral Studies in Economics (CDSE)
Center for Doctoral Studies in Social Sciences (CDSS)
- Political Science
Scholarship Benefits: Admitted students receive a scholarship and there is no tuition fee. CDSE students are financed by a scholarship during the first and the second year (1.200 €/month) of their studies. The Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) offers a limited number of scholarships to first-year CDSE students starting in September 2017. The scholarship comprises a monthly living allowance of 1200 Euros.
Number of Scholarships: Up to 45 scholarships will be offered to the best applicants.
Eligibility Criteria: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- Master’s degree (research oriented) or excellent Bachelor’s degree in the respective field
- Letter of motivation explaining why you want to join one of our programs
- Two letters of recommendation from university professors
- Test scores Business Program: GMAT or GRE (preferably GMAT)
Economics Program: GRE
Social Sciences Program: TOEFL
- Writing sample (e.g. a paper you have written during your studies)
Eligible Nationalities: International applicants are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
Method of Application: Apply via our online application portal which will be open from early November 2017.
Scholarship Application Deadline: March 31, 2018.