The Graduate School of Economic & Social Sciences at the University of Mannheim is offering 11 internationally competitive and research-oriented PhD programs in business, economics and social sciences.
The PhD programs are full-time and last, depending on the program, between three to five years. All of our programs are designed to prepare you for an academic career at leading international universities and research institutions. To achieve this, we are offering an internationally recognized teaching and training concept (all PhD programs in English) and an excellent research environment featuring internationally renowned faculty members. Benefit from generous monthly scholarships and a government funded first-class education (no tuition fees).
Become a part of our vibrant and international research community with currently more than 250 students from more than 26 countries.
How to apply:
Please apply via our online application portal which will be open from early November 2017.
- Master’s degree (research oriented) or excellent Bachelor’s degree in the respective field
- Letter of motivation describing why you want to join one of our programs
- Two letters of recommendation from university professors
- Test scores Business Program: GMAT or GRE (preferably GMAT)
Economics Program: GRE
Social Sciences Program: TOEFL
- Writing sample (e.g. a paper you have written during your studies)
Application Deadline: March 31, 2018.
If you would like to be considered for early offers, please complete and submit your application by
January 15, 2018 for the program in Economics or
January 31, 2018 for the programs in Business and Social Sciences.
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, 2018.
Please visit our website for full details about the programs and admission requirements.
Graduate School of Economic & Social Sciences
B 6, 30-32 – 68131 Mannheim