University of Antwerp Doctoral Scholarship in Economic Policy, Belgium

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The Faculty of Applied Economic Sciences is offering full-time PhD positions in the Department of Economics. Doctoral scholarship for a period of two years, with the possibility of renewal for a further two-year period after positive evaluation. To be eligible, applicant must hold a master’s degree in Economics, Applied Economics, Socio-economics or equivalent, or applicants will obtain their degree before the end of January 2015. Selected applicants will receive gross monthly salary ranging from € 2 167,88-€ 2 312,49. The application deadline is October 12th 2014. . The Faculty of Applied Economic Sciences is seeking to fill the following full-time. Scholarship is awarded to student for pursuing PhD programme.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Scholarship is available in the field of Economic Policy.
Who can apply to this scholarship? To be eligible, 
Benefits of the scholarship: A gross monthly salary ranging from € 2 167,88-€ 2 312,49. Apart from that University of Antwerp employees enjoy a wide range of extralegal benefits: -Commuting The University of Antwerp believes in sustainable mobility. If you use public transport to get to work then the cost of your train and/or bus pass is reimbursed in full. You receive a bicycle allowance of €0.15 per kilometre if you come to work by bike. Flat tyre en route? You can go to the bicycle repair station on the Stadscampus for all minor bike repairs, or the mobile repair stations can come to you on the other campuses. -Restaurants and cafeterias All of the university’s employees receive a discount in the restaurants and cafeterias on each of the campuses. You can eat a hot meal for as little as €4.20. -Meal vouchers Employees in administrative or technical positions are entitled to meal vouchers. You receive a €3.30 meal voucher for every full day you work. -UAntwerp Plus Pass For €25 you can purchase a UAntwerp Plus Pass. With this pass, you can not only take part in any of the many free sport classes and sport events organised during the academic year, but also receive a big discount on membership of the various sport clubs or gyms. On top of all that you get acces to the many cultural activities that are organized by the university. -Vegetable bags Thanks to the vegetable bags, you will never again have to rush to the shops as soon as you finish work. Every Monday, you can buy a bag of organic vegetables and fruit from a local grower on any of the campuses. -Hospitalization insurance All employees can sign up for hospitalization insurance at an attractive rate. This insurance guarantees the reimbursement of all expenses not covered by your health insurance provider in cases of hospitalization or serious illness. Your family members can also sign up for this insurance plan. -ZOO membership As an employee of the University of Antwerp you receive a 50% discount on ZOO membership, which entitles you to unlimited access to the Antwerp Zoo, Planckendael and the Serpentarium in Blankenberge, as well as several other discounts. -Childcare Working parents often have difficulty finding childcare during the school holidays. The University of Antwerp has agreements with various organizers of holiday camps, playgrounds, sports camps and other activities, where university employees can enroll their children at discounted prices. -Employee association All employees of the University of Antwerp automatically become members of the employee association, which organizes an excursion or activity almost weekly. There is something for everyone in the wide range of theatre performances, museum visits, concerts, guided walks and workshops. In addition, the annual Sinterklaas festivities and the quiz are always a hit.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: A doctoral scholarship is awarded for a period of two years, with the possibility of renewal for a further two-year period after positive evaluation.
Number of scholarships: Not Known

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