Applications for seven doctoral scholarships

The IAB and the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg invite applications for seven doctoral scholarships in labour market research, beginning October 1st, 2023.

The Graduate Center GradAB offers a three-year doctoral programme (can be extended for a fourth year under certain conditions).

  • The course programme in English provides training on labour market research, methods, and data at an advanced level.
  • Applicants are granted access to the excellent data of the IAB on employment and social security.
  • The scholarship offers financial support of 1,350 € / month.

In addition, most of our GradAB participants work as junior researchers on a 25 % position in one of IAB’s research departments (employment subject to social insurance contributions/ minimum 1,060 € /month).

  • GradAB doctoral students benefit from IAB’s large network of renowned national and international universities, research and policy institutions

The IAB aims at increasing the share of doctoral students with disabilities. For this reason, applications from persons with disabilities are highly welcome.

For further information on the application procedure, see the attached call and  .

The application deadline is 17 March 2023.