Course(s) Offered: Economics
Course Level: Graduate (phd)
Provider: UBS International Center
Country to Study in: Switzerland
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.
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.
The scholarships will be awarded on academic merit.
Citizens of ALL countries of the world
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.
Award holders are offered scholarships for a period of four years, subject to satisfactory completion of course work
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.
The scholarship application deadline is January 31, 2016.
The UBS International Center of Economics in Society, also called UBS Center in short, is an Associated Institute at the Department of Economics of the University of Zurich.
It was established in 2012, enabled by a founding donation by the Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS), which the bank made on the occasion of its 150th anniversary. In view of the very generous donation, the university named the UBS Center after its benefactor.
Application Deadline: 31 January 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes
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