Tailored opportunities: Call for PhD Internships in an International Research Institute

Shared by Dawit Gebregziabher


It gives registered doctoral students an opportunity to utilize the resources and facilities at UNU-WIDER for their PhD dissertation or thesis research, and to work with UNU-WIDER researchers in areas of mutual interest. The applicant will spend 3 consecutive months at UNU-WIDER and should come back to his/her home institution.

Who can apply?

The applicant must be enrolled as a PhD student and who have ability to conduct research on developing economics. The priority is given to economists, but candidates working in other social sciences can also apply. Applicants who are working or living in developing countries and who are in the later stage of their PhD will be preferred.

Where? Helsinki, Finland

What is the required?

The applicants should be fluent in oral and written English, poses good quantitative and qualitative analytical skills. All applications should be made online and CV should be uploaded. The supervisor should send letter of recommendation to UNU-WIDER. During their stay in Helsinki, applicants will produce one or more of papers and present their research finding on a seminar and may publish their work in the WIDER working paper series.

Benefits: transportation cost to and from the home institution covered, Medical insurance during the stay in the internship plus a monthly stipend of EUR 1,600.00 to cover his/her living expenses.

N.B: Please note that the link to the online application form will only become active one month prior to the submission deadline (e.g., application procedures start on 1 March and 1 September of each year).

For further information, please refer to this link: https://www.wider.unu.edu/internships

Author: African Academic/Researcher

Science and Research by Africans for Africa

2 thoughts on “Tailored opportunities: Call for PhD Internships in an International Research Institute”

  1. Dear Hailay, Thank you for dropping your comments. We will be glad to help you here at the African Academic blog. We will soon advertise available PhD scholarships in Ethiopia and abroad, you are advised to follow this blog

  2. I am currently working at international humanitarian organization and am practitioner. I have two scientific publications. I am very eager to continue my PhD and planned to higher institutions in Ethiopia soon.My educational background and work experience is highly related to land resource management, soil fertility, environmental protection, energy , food security and livelihood interventions.
    I need assistance and adviser for pursuing and searching my PhD accordingly. Thanks in advance
    My email : hailayh2012@gmail.com

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