Call for applications: UNCE Doctoral Fellowships

Call for applications: UNCE Doctoral Fellowships

Institute of Economic Studies calls for applications for 4 UNCE Doctoral Fellowships – financial support of your PhD studies at the level of 40,000 to 80,000 CZK per semester. The length of the fellowship is for three semesters (SS 2024, WS 2024/25 and SS 2025).* In addition, the selected candidates will be entitled to an additional one-off financial support of conference travel and journal submission fees of around 30,000 CZK.

The fellowship will support research on topics with the potential for high-quality publication in the fields of economics and finance. Only PhD candidates currently enrolled at the Institute are eligible to apply.

Applications must include:

  • A brief project proposal with clearly specified outcomes, either a paper (or papers) ready for submission, or a work-in-progress suitable for presentation at important conferences and workshops,
  • CV,
  • List of publications,
  • List of work-in-progress publications (for each paper, include information about past and upcoming presentations at the conferences and seminars, a rough date of expected submission, and your submission tree),
  • Date of planned state doctoral examination and dissertation defense,
  • Whether a long-term visit abroad is planned during the fellowship.

The Committee will assess the proposal's potential and the objectives' feasibility.

Main formal requirement: To be currently enrolled in the PhD program at IES FSV UK.

Deadline: 29.2.2024

Questions and applications shall be sent to František Čech (


*Note: If the supported PhD student is already receiving UNCE Doctoral Felowship in SS 2024, the new support will only be for the WS 2024/25 and SS 2025.