Belgium: Doctoral student in the area of Applied Economics at University of Antwerp

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Job description

  • You prepare a doctoral thesis on the topic “Decision making and coordination of transport policies at the local level”.
  • You contribute to research in the Department of Economics.

Profile and requirements

  • You hold a master degree  in Economics, Applied Economic Sciences or Engineering;
  • You can submit outstanding academic results;
  • Also students in the final year of their degree can apply;
  • Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy(;
  • You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative, customer-oriented and cooperative;
  • You have well-developed quantitative skills in fields such as economic theory, public economics, transport economics, etc.

We offer

  • A doctoral scholarship for a period of two years, with the possibility of renewal for a further two-year period after positive evaluation;
  • The start date of scholarship will be October  1st 2013;
  • A dynamic and stimulating work environment.


  • Applications may only  be submitted online, until the closing date September 10th 2013;
  • A pre-selection will be made from amongst the submitted applications. The remainder of the selection procedure is specific to the position and will be determined by the selection panel;
  • More information about the application form can be obtained from Ellen Huijer (TEL  03 265 31 45) or Robin Wynants (TEL 03 265 31 41);
  • For questions about the profile and the description of duties, please contact Prof. Bruno De Borger (Tel. (32 3) 2654161; e-mail
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