Ph.D. Scholarships in the Social Sciences

European University Institute

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With approximately 150 scholarships available for September 2018 entry, the EUI offers four-year Ph.D. programmes in:

  • Economics
  • History and Civilization
  • Law
  • Political and Social Sciences 

Based in Florence, scholarships cover tuition fees and include a monthly grant/salary. 

Our call for Ph.D. applications is now open. If you want to start your EUI Ph.D. in September 2018, then you must complete and submit your online application by 31 January 2018. 

Why consider the EUI for your Ph.D.?

  • Join our culturally diverse academic community – study alongside more than 800 scholars from over 60 countries
  • Develop your intellectual curiosity – well-structured Ph.D. programmes that enable original research in the social sciences
  • A dynamic multi-lingual environment – work predominantly in English, while enjoying our view on the beautiful city of Florence
  • Fully-funded four-year Ph.D. programmes – approximately 150 scholarships offered annually that cover tuition fees and provide a monthly grant/salary
  • Be part of an international professional network – our alumni hold positions in academia (59%), the private sector (6%), country-specific institutions (4.5%), law firms and NGOs (4%), EU institutions (3.5%), international organisations (1.5%), and banks (1.5%)* 

* Alumni Destination Survey 2017 

How do you apply?
You can apply online now 

Please visit our website for further information and to check your eligibility.