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.
Eligibility and selection criteria
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.
Value and duration of the UBS Center Scholarship
The UBS Center Scholarships cover living expenses and all fees. The stipend covering living expenses currently stands at CHF 42'500 per year.
Scholarships are offered to award holders for a period of four years, subject to satisfactory completion of course work.
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.
In case of further questions about the UBS Center Scholarships please contact us through email@example.com
Quick FactsLevel of study: PhD candidates
Number of awards: 3 (for entry in September 2015)
Value: Approx. CHF 42'500 p.a. plus tuition fees
Duration: 4 years
Closing date: January 31, 2015