Call for Applications: PhD/Doctoral Positions in Economics

The Department of Economics at the University of Konstanz offers funded positions for doctoral students within the structured doctoral programme of the Graduate School of the Social and Behavioural Sciences (GSBS). The starting date is October 2022.

The University of Konstanz is one of eleven Universities of Excellence in Germany. Since 2007, it has been success-ful in the German Excellence Initiative and its follow-up programme, the Excellence Strategy.

The Department of Economics at the University of Konstanz offers funded positions for doctoral students within the structured doctoral programme of the Graduate School of the Social and Behavioural Sciences (GSBS). The starting date is October 2022.

The Department of Economics features strong and research-oriented research groups in Finance and Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Labour and Public Economics, and Microeconomics and Decision Making. We are integral part of the excellence clusters “The Politics of Inequality” and “Collective Behaviour”. We invite applications of outstanding Master’s graduates with a degree in Economics or a related field. This year, we are especially interested to fill posi-tions with students interested in:

  • Econometrics and Data Science (Time Series Econometrics, Macroeconometrics)
  • Financial Economics (Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance)
  • Microeconomic Theory (Game Theory and Contract Theory)
  • Organizational and Personnel Economics

The innovative GSBS training programme and its open and communicative academic environment provide the ideal conditions for guiding PhD students towards scientific excellence. Our PhD students benefit from our connections to a wide variety of national and international network partners. They also receive targeted career preparation to facili-tate their entry into academic positions at leading international universities and research institutions. For more details see: www.gsbs.uni-konstanz.de

Application deadline for admission in October 2022: 15th April 2022.

Please apply for the positions through the GSBS PhD Programme at:

www.gsbs.uni-konstanz.de/application/how-to-apply/