Maastricht Graduate School of Governance (MGSoG – Maastricht University) and United Nations University-MERIT (UNU-MERIT) offers Joint PhD Programme in Economics and Governance for International Students in Netherlands 2013
About Scholarship: The PhD programme is a multidisciplinary programme offered by UNU-MERIT and the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance (MGSoG), providing advanced training in the knowledge and skills most relevant to policy analysis and the economics of technology and innovation. Built around core courses for all PhD fellows, the programme has two specializations leading to a PhD in Economics and Policy Studies of Technical Change at UNU-MERIT, or a PhD in Public Policy and Policy Analysis at the MGSoG.
Study Subjects: Economics and Policy Studies of Technical Change and Public Policy and Policy Analysis
Course Level: PhD
Scholarship By: Maastricht Graduate School of Governance (MGSoG – Maastricht University) and United Nations University-MERIT (UNU-MERIT)
Eligibility: Each applicant must be:
-a Master’s degree from a relevant academic field, including:-economics, international relations, political science, law, social sciences, business administration, health sciences or public health
-basic knowledge of mathematics and statistics, which is measured by reviewing the content and level of previous studies and/or working experience
-basic knowledge of economics, social sciences, political science and/or law, which is measured by reviewing the content and level of previous studies and/or working experience
-proficiency in English, with a minimum level of 600 PBT / 240 CBT / 100 IBT for the TOEFL or 7.0 for the IELTS (native speakers of English and students who received their Bachelor’s or Master’s education in English are exempt). Maastricht University’s TOEFL code is 7102.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Cover: For students who enrol in the PhD programme in Public Policy, Innovation & Development in the 2011-2012 academic year, the following tuition fees are applicable: Year 1: € 7,000. Subsequent years: € 2,500. The tuition fees include all programme related costs. This excludes books, specific research costs, travel costs and accommodation and visa or residence permit costs.
Deadline: 31 January 2013
Further Information: http://www.merit.unu.edu/training/#phd