Call for Applications: IZA-BIGSSS PhD Fellowships

Application Deadline: May 28, 2018                           Program Start: Sept 1, 2018

The language of instruction is English.

The IZA-BIGSSS-Fellowships on Comparative Labour Market Research is a research-related, integrated doctoral program funded by the renowned Institute of Labor Economics (Das Institut zur Zukunft der Arbeit). The program is fully operated by BIGSSS, granting all PhD fellows unrestricted access to the resources of the graduate school. BIGSSS is part of an international network of highly acknowledged graduate programs. It supports doctoral fellows in achieving early scientific independence and provides funds for the conduct, presentation, and publishing of their research. The language of instruction is English.

 We seek candidates with strong academic abilities and a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Political Science, Sociology, Economics, or Psychology with a project related to Comparative Labour Market Research, in particular with a European focus. Applicants with a degree in related social science disciplines are also welcome.

More information as well as lists of required application materials can be found at     For additional inquiries, please check the online FAQ and feel free to contact our admissions officer at BIGSSS strives to increase the share of women in the university and hence also strongly encourages women to apply. Applicants with disabilities who are equally qualified will be favored. 

 Applications must be submitted online through the BIGSSS admissions system. The call is open until May 28, 2018.

 For more information on our IZA-BIGSSS PhD Fellowships,                                                                             please visit the IZA-BIGSSS PhD Program Website. You can also download the IZA-BIGSSS call for applications.