Union Bank of Switzerland PhD Economics Scholarships

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Union Bank of Switzerland PhD Economics Scholarships is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

Union Bank of Switzerland PhD Economics Scholarships



Every year, the UBS International Center of Economics in Society awards several full scholarships to outstanding international graduates to enable them to take up their doctoral studies at the Zurich Graduate School of Economics. Zurich Graduate School of Economics is inviting applications for full scholarships for outstanding international graduates to pursue doctoral studies. Scholarships are open to graduates from around the world. The UBS Center scholarships cover all fees and living expenses for a period of four years, subject to satisfactory completion of course work.

Eligibility: Scholarships are open to graduates from around the world.

They are awarded to candidates on the grounds of outstanding academic merit, and continuing support will be subject to satisfactory completion of course work. While preference may be given to students whose research plans include areas of interest of the UBS International Center of Economics in Society, applications from all areas are welcomed. Admission to the Zurich Graduate School of Economics is a pre-condition for being considered for a UBS Center Scholarship. Scholarship holders are free to choose their supervisor and have no mandatory duties beyond the completion of the course work and their doctorate.

Selection criteria: The scholarships will be awarded on academic merit.

Eligible Nationalities: Citizens of ALL countries of the world

Participating Institutions: UBS International Center of Economics in Society, Zurich Graduate School of Economics, University of Zurich; Zürich; Switzerland

Fields of study: Scholarships are provided for pursuing doctoral level studies in any of the courses offered by the Zurich Graduate School of Economics

Number of awards: This will usually depend on availability of funds. For entry in September 2016, three awards will be given.

Sponsorship duration: Award holders are offered scholarships for a period of four years, subject to satisfactory completion of course work

Scholarship benefits: The UBS Center Scholarships are FULL scholarship awards, and they cover living expenses and all fees. The stipend covering living expenses currently stands at CHF 42’500 per year.

Method of Application: 
You MUST have been offered a place to be considered for this award. Admission to the Zurich Graduate School of Economics is a pre-condition for being considered for a UBS Center Scholarship.

All applications for admission are done online. Applicants need to apply for admission to the Zurich Graduate School of Economics (see details on the departmental webpage) where they indicate that they are applying for a UBS Center Scholarship. See the online Graduate Recruitment Page.

It is important to visit the official website via link provided below for complete information on how to apply for this award.

DEADLINES: The scholarship application deadline is January 31, 2016.

Application Deadline: 31 January 2016

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Degree Level:

Union Bank of Switzerland PhD Economics Scholarships is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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