6 Doctoral Scholarships, IAB Nuremberg

We invite applications for

6 Doctoral Scholarships

with a maximum duration of 3 years, beginning 1 January 2013

The Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and the School of Business and Econo­mics of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg have set up a joint doctoral programme in labour market research (GradAB).

  • The course programme promotes theoretical and empirical methods at an advanced level. Additionally, applicants are granted access to the excellent data of the IAB on employment and social security.
  • Doctoral students benefit from the professional research environment that enables them to apply their knowledge in academic and applied empirical research.
  • We address outstanding graduates from economics, sociology or other social sciences who hold a master degree or diploma. Applicants are expected to submit a proposal addressing empirical and theoretical research questions in the field of labour market research or the development of the required statistical-econometric methods.
  • The courses are presented in English.

For further information on the programme and on the application procedure see



Please submit your application in English by 31 October 2012 to:

Institute for Employment Research (IAB)

Dr. Sandra Huber

Regensburger Str. 104

D-90478 Nuremberg