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Obra Social "La Caixa" supports doctoral fellowships at those institutions which have received the Severo Ochoa Excellence Accreditation.

Fellowship conditions

The fellowships are funded by Obra Social "La Caixa" and will provide doctoral students with funding over a 4 year period:

Years 1 and 2:
€ 18,069 yearly, distributed in monthly payments, (scholarship phase), plus € 1,500 yearly for research and academic expenses

Years 3 and 4:
€ 26,700 yearly, distributed in monthly payments, (contract phase), plus € 1,700 yearly for research and academic expenses

For the duration of the fellowship, the candidate must enroll in one of the two PhD programs in Economics within the Barcelona GSE or in one of the Masters in Research in the PhD track (MRes and IDEA Master in Economics): 

Interested candidates who are not already enrolled in GPEFM or IDEA must also apply separately to at least one of the programs in order to be considered for the fellowship. Each program has its own admissions process, which must be completed separately:

UAB-IDEA PhD Program Admissions

UPF-GPEFM PhD Program Admissions