The Department of Public Economics at the Faculty of Economics and Administration, Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic), is inviting PhD applicants in the broad field of public economics. The study focuses on scientific research and independent and creative practical or theoretical work in the areas of research and development. Students and recent graduates with a background in economics, finance, management, statistics, psychology, and related disciplines are invited to apply.
Any of the following research areas is of particular interest:
Successful applicants will work within a relevant research group. Different specialized units are expected to support their studies – especially the Masaryk University Experimental Economics Laboratory (MUEEL), the Institute for Public Administration, the Centre for Nonprofit Sector Research (CVNS), and the Institute for Sustainability and Circular Economy. You will be supervised by one of senior scholars from the research group.
If you wish to apply, please check profiles of potential supervisors and submit
to the prospective supervisor according to your research interest and his/her area of expertise with the copy to the program chair Juraj Nemec (Juraj.Nemec@econ.muni.cz).
Once your future supervisor agrees, you may officially apply via our online application. 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)
In case of any questions regarding the PhD programs in general or the application process, please contact Lucie Přikrylová (email@example.com).
You can also find information on our website. We recommend to read the Terms and Conditions of Admission to the Faculty of Economics and Administration as well.
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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.Offer Requirements
The ideal candidate:
Previous (research) experience, although not required, is considered a bonus.Contact Information