The Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) at the University of Mannheim offers excellent opportunities for academically talented and highly motivated students with a quantitative orientation to pursue their doctoral degree in Business, Economics and the Social Sciences.
Qualified graduates are encouraged to apply for the full-time PhD Programs starting in September 2020. Up to 55 scholarships will be offered to most qualified applicants.
Benefit from an internationally recognized teaching and training concept, which will lay the foundations for a successful career as an independent researcher. Our focus is on empirical and quantitative methods and their application to Business, Economics, and Social Sciences. Conduct research in a unique environment across the program disciplines. Our courses are taught by distinguished and dedicated faculty members. Our excellent libraries will support you with your research.
Please apply via our online application portal which will be open from mid November 2019.
If you would like to be considered for early offers, please complete and submit your application by:
Applications from candidates that are not accepted in the early round will be reconsidered with all other applications after the final deadline of March 31, 2020.
Please visit our website for full details about the programs and admission requirements.