2018 Cologne Graduate School PhD Scholarships for International Students in Germany


The University of Cologne is calling for applications from outstanding students with Masters degree (or German Diploma or equivalent) in Management, Economics, and Social Sciences for 2018 PhD scholarships at The Cologne Graduate School in Management, Economics, and Social Sciences (CGS) of the WiSo-Faculty.

About University of Cologne, Germany

University of Cologne is a university in Cologne, Germany. It was the sixth university to be established in Central Europe and, although it was closed in 1798 before being re-established in 1919, it is now one of the largest universities in Germany with more than 48,000 students. The course program will start in October 2018. During the first year, students will take part in courses on multidisciplinary methods and theories and subject-specific courses.

Scholarship Type:

Scholarships are available to international students who wish to pursue PhD programme.

Field of study:

In particular, we offer scholarships into the Faculty’s Key Profile Areas:

  • Design and Behavior
  • Behavioral Management Science
  • Digital Transformation
  • Demography and Social Inequality
  • Markets and Government
  • Value and Risk

Scholarship Benefits:

Students will receive a scholarship of EUR 1.200 per month. The scholarship is for a maximum period of three years and is tax-free.

To be taken in(Country):


Scholarship Number :

Up to 10 to 12 scholarships are available.

Eligible Nationality:

International students


To be eligible for this scholarship, the candidate requires:

  • Excellent students who will conclude their Master’s degree and who count among the top 10% of graduates in their Faculty. The program is taught in English.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English are to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Application Deadline:

31st March 2018

Application Procedure: 

Application forms and other information about all necessary documents, you will find at www.cgs.uni-koeln.de; “Admission”. Please indicate which Key Research Profile Area you would like to join and please suggest potential supervisors of our Faculty. Please DO NOT send in paper applications. Application is online only and is open from December 15 to March 31, 2018.

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