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Call for Applications: PhD Scholarship – Urban Economics 2023-2024

The Chair on Urban Economics City of Barcelona offers a PhD Scholarship for 3 years (with possible extension for one more year), starting during the 2023-2024 academic year. We are looking for students who aim at enrolling on the PhD program in Economics (University of Barcelona). The candidates must have a Master in Economics completed by summer 2023 and apply to the PhD program in Economics, University of Barcelona (

The successful candidate will develop his research under the supervision of researchers belonging to Cities Program (see fields of interest at Successful candidate will have teaching duties in applied economics at undergraduate level within the department of Economics (area of Public Economics) of the Faculty of Economics and Business (UB).

The yearly gross amount of the stipend is 17.220€ (Salary comes with full social security benefits). The scholarships also cover PhD tuition fees and travel grants for conferences.

The scholarships are funded by the Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB).

Only complete applications will be considered. Candidates must:

  1. Apply to PhD program in Economics (see requirements and documentation: Deadline: 31th March 2023
  2. Send a statement of purpose to indicating in the title of the message ‘PhD Scholarships – Urban Economics’ before the 31th March 2023.