Doctoral Scholarships at Cologne Graduate School in Management, Economics and Social Sciences (CGS), University of Cologne, Germany

Cologne Graduate School in Management, Economics and Social Sciences (CGS), University of Cologne (Germany)
Doctoral Program – funded by the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia - Scholarships available
The Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences (WiSo-Faculty) of the University of Cologne is the largest and best reputed faculty of its type in Germany. The Cologne Graduate School in Management, Economics, and Social Sciences (CGS) of the WiSo-Faculty offers a three-year doctoral program to outstanding students holding a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (or German Diploma or equivalent) in Management, Economics and Social Sciences or related disciplines.

The course program will start in October 2008. During the first year, students with a Master’s degree will take part in courses on multidisciplinary methods and theories and subject-specific courses. During the second and third year, students mainly conduct research and work on their thesis. Students are encouraged to spend one term abroad. Students with a Bachelor’s degree take part in one of the Master’s programs of the Faculty on a special doctoral track.

The CGS is looking for excellent students with a Bachelor’s degree or excellent students who are close to finishing their Master’s degree (or German Diploma or equivalent) and who count among the top 10% of graduates in their faculty. The teaching language of the program is English.

For excellent students with a Master’s degree (or German Diploma or equivalent), the CGS offers a limited number of scholarships (1,200 Euro per month). The maximum duration of a scholarship is three years. For excellent students with a Bachelor’s degree, the CGS offers a grant of 800 Euro per month in the first two years and 1,200 Euro afterwards.

Deadline for application is May 15, 2008. The application includes an application form to be filled in, a CV, a letter of motivation, two letters of recommendation, academic transcripts etc. For applicants from non-German speaking countries we strongly recommend to add GRE or GMAT results. For more details, please visit the CGS website: www.wiso.uni-koeln.de/cgs

Applications have to be sent by regular mail to:

Cologne Graduate School in Management, Economics and Social Sciences (CGS)
Albertus-Magnus-Platz
50931 Köln
Germany

Contact: office-cgs[ at ]wiso.uni-koeln.de

Applications are only considered if they are complete and received by May 15, 2008. Courses start in October 2008.