Umea University Offers Post Doctoral Scholarships in Economics in Sweden, 2020

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Scholarship Description:

The program is open for two promising young researchers from Sweden to support them in full-time research activity and is limited to three years.

The Department of Economics at Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics, Umea University is now accepting applications for the Post-Doctoral Scholarships in Economics.

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Host College/University:

Umeå University gives students skills and confidence to make a positive change and also research opportunities for building community relationships. Here students can get excellent career prospects and work opportunity.

Umeå University is known for research relating to the genome of the Populus tree and the Norway Spruce, and its highly ranked Institute of (industrial) design. It has more than 4,000 employees, half of which are teachers/researchers, including 368 professors.

Degree level:

Phd degree program.

Field of Study:

PhD degree in Economics.

Scholarship Award: 

The grant will support full-time research activity and is limited to three years.


Aspirants from Sweden are eligible to apply.

Eligibility Criteria:

The eligibility criteria are as follows;

Applicants must have obtained their PhD degree no more than three years before the application deadline. Candidate must be demonstrated the ability to conduct relevant research of high international quality, promising publication record, willingness to collaborate on research activities in economics in an international research environment and potential ability to attract external research funding.

Applying procedure Instructions:

The following application guidance is intended for candidates who wish to apply for the scholarships:

  • To take part in this educational program, seekers are advised to be registered as a PhD degree student before the application deadline. After being accepted, claimants can send their award applications with reference number FS 2.1.6-1551-19, in electronic format (pdf), as one pdf document for point 1-8 and publications as separate pdf files, to
  • Must attach the cover sheet with contact information, CV, copies of original degree certificates, description of previous research experience (1-2 pages), description of future research plans, (1-2 pages), names and contact details of at least two personal references, publication list and selected research articles (maximum 5).
  • For taking admission, seekers are needed to hold their bachelor and masters degree certificates with good academic grades in the relevant subject area.
  • If English isn’t your first language we have a range of courses to help you improve your English language skills.

Scholarship Official Web Links:

Online Application: ◄–

Scholarship Link: ◄–

Scholarship Deadline:

January 15, 2020

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