The Department of Economics in the Faculty of Economics and Administration at the Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic) is inviting PhD applicants in the field of transport and/or competition economics. The overarching theme of the PhD topics is analysis of competition. Students and recent graduates with a background in economics, finance, management, statistics, geography, and related disciplines are invited to apply. Successfull applicants will work within a research group of Masaryk University Transport Economics Group (ITREGEP).
Any of the following research areas is of particular interest:
You will be supervised by one of senior scholars from the research group. PhD students initially receive a minimal fellowship of 15,500 CZK (approx. 600 EUR) per month for 24 months. After successful defense of their research proposal and first results, minimal funding of 18,000 CZK (approx. 700 EUR) per month is extended of additional 24 months. In addition, there is a possibility to apply for travel allowances, to participate in a students' grant competition with a high success rate and to participate in research projects with external funding. PhD students typically spend at least one semester at a research-stay at an international university in Europe. There is no tuition fee.Selection process
If you wish to apply, please check profiles of potential supervisors at https: // www. econ.muni.cz/en/admissions/phd-studies/supervisors/economic-policy and submit
to the prospective supervisor according to your research interest and his/her area of expertise: Professor Zdeněk Tomeš ([email protected]) for transport economics and Professor Martin Kvizda ([email protected]) for competition economics.
Once your future supervisor agrees, you may officially apply via our online application which is available here. A fee for one application at the Faculty of Economics and Administration is 600 CZK. The online application requires you to submit the following documents (in English):
30th November 2022, 23:59 (course start date in February 2023)
30th April 2023, 23:59 (course start date in September 2023)Additional comments
In case of any questions regarding the PhD programs in general or the application process, please contact Lucie Přikrylová ([email protected]).
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https: // www. econ.muni.cz/en/admissions/phd-studies
https: // www. econ.muni.cz/do/econ/urednideska/5124007/202223/TermsandCondi...Offer Requirements
Economics: Master Degree or equivalent
The ideal candidate:
Previous (research) experience, although not required, is considered a bonus.Contact Information