EFZH PhD Scholarship (Excellence Foundation Zurich)

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The Excellence Foundation Zurich (EFZH) has the objective of bringing together the best researchers and academics at the University of Zurich’s Department of Economics, providing them with optimal conditions for interdisciplinary research at the highest level.
Each year, outstanding international students have the opportunity to be awarded a scholarship for their doctoral studies at the Zurich Graduate School of Economics (including neuroeconomics) at the University of Zurich.
How to apply
There is one centralized application process for all prospective students applying for doctoral studies in economics and neuroeconomics at the Zurich Graduate School of Economics. Applicants need to complete the application form on the departmental webpage and indicate that they are applying for a scholarship from the Excellence Foundation Zurich.


Scholarships are open to students from around the world who intend to enter the doctoral program (Zurich Graduate School of Economics) at the Department of Economics, with a separate application process for doctoral students in neuroeconomics.
Scholarships from the Excellence Foundation Zurich are awarded to candidates on the grounds of outstanding academic merit. The support is contingent upon successful continuous studying.
Admission to the Zurich Graduate School of Economics is a precondition for being considered for an EFZH scholarship.


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