Fully Funded PhD Grants at European University Institute in Italy, 2015

European University Institute is awarding fully funded PhD grants for four years  in the area of Law, Political and Social Sciences and History. There are 160 grants available for nationals of some EU member states and some limited grants for nationals of non EU member states. To qualify for a national grant, student must meet the specific requirements set by the national grant authorities. The application deadline is 31 January, 2015.. An international institution with a European focus, the European University Institute is one of the most culturally diverse doctoral schools anywhere in the world. Nearly 900 scholars from over 60 countries combine to create a truly multi-national community with no one dominant culture. With leading scholars in economics, history, law and political and social sciences, all four departments promote interdisciplinary research and teaching. The forty years’ experience focusing exclusively on doctoral studies and research makes them a global leader in defining high-quality postgraduate education. Ph.D. grants are available for nationals of most EU member states. These are EU member states that have signed the EUI Convention. A limited number of additional grants are available for non EU member states.. Grants are available for pursuing PhD degree at the European University Institute.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Grants are awarded in the field of Economics, Law, Political and Social Sciences and History.
Who can apply to this scholarship? To qualify for a national grant, student must meet the specific requirements set by the national grant authorities. These may include conditions with regard to your nationality, residence, degree and its time of award. You must meet the minimum degree requirements set by the national grant authorities. Austria: completion of university studies (Magister/Master’s degree) Belgium: maîtrise or master (economics), or licence with distinction Cyprus: Ptychion or equivalent degree Denmark: graduate Finland: Master’s degree
· the higher
· Master’s Degree, equivalent foreign degree France: DEA (or Master) or equivalent to bac + 5 Germany: completion of university studies and the qualifications required to study for a doctorate Greece: ptychion Italy: laurea (vecchio ordinamento); laurea specialistica/Masters (nuovo ordinamento) Latvia: Master’s degree or education equal to a Master’s degree Netherlands: doctoraal examen or Master’s degree Norway: Master’s degree (or education equal to a Master’s degree). Poland: Master, Master engineer or other equivalent Portugal: Bachelor’s degree and qualifications required to study for a doctorate in Portugal Spain: Bachelor’s degree Sweden: Bachelor and the qualifications required to study for a doctorate Switzerland: licence/graduate or master UK & Ireland: good honours degree (min. Upper Second); preference to those with a Master’s degree Latin American countries: bachelor’s degree Other countries: diploma equivalent to the minimum qualification needed to study for a doctorate in a given country
· Language Requirements: The expected level of English proficiency is level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). Applicants are required to submit an English international language certificate to demonstrate their level. Candidates who are English native speakers, or have a degree from a university programme entirely taught in English and who have written a thesis in English in such a programme, are exempt from submitting a certificate of English proficiency.
Benefits of the scholarship:  Fully funded PhD grants are awarded.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Department offers a four-year PhD programme.
Number of scholarships: There are 160 grants available for nationals of some EU member states and some limited grants for nationals of non EU member states.

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