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45 GESS Doctoral Scholarships for International Students at University of Mannheim in Germany, 2018

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 application programme.

The aim of the program offers excellent opportunities for highly motivated students with a quantitative orientation to pursue their doctoral degree in Business, Economics and the Social Sciences.

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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.

Course Level: The studentships are available to pursue Doctoral degree programme.

Study Subject: The studentships 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)

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Taxation

Center for Doctoral Studies in Economics (CDSE)

  • Economics

Center for Doctoral Studies in Social Sciences (CDSS)

  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Political Science

Award: 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 Awards to first-year CDSE students starting in September 2017. the program comprises a monthly living allowance of 1200 Euros.

Number of Awards: Up to 45 financial aid positions will be offered to the best applicants.

The award can be taken in Germany

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the opportunity :

Entry requirements

  • 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)

Nationality: International applicants are eligible to apply for this application programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Students must have Master’s degree (research oriented) or excellent Bachelor’s degree in the respective field.

English Language/Test Requirements: Test scores Business Program: GMAT or GRE (preferably GMAT)
Economics Program: GRE
Social Sciences Program: TOEFL

Germany Scholarships

How to Apply: Apply via our online application portal which will be open from early November 2017.

Application Deadline: application deadline is March 31, 2018.

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