Doctoral Program Strasbourg-Constance


The Constance-Strasbourg Doctoral Programme is a cooperation project between the Graduate School of the Social and Behavioural Sciences (GSBS) and the Augustin Cournot Doctoral School. The cooperation is funded by the German-French University.

Doctoral students registered in either programmes can participate in the cooperation. They can attend lectures, seminars, conferences and workshops at the partner university (University of Konstanz). They can also spend a period of study and research at the partner university: mobility grants of 600€/month for stays of up to 18 months are available. As part of the cooperation, doctoral students are also able to undertake a bi-national doctoral thesis (joint supervision with thesis advisors from both universities).

Doctoral Program Strasbourg-Pise

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The International Doctoral Program in Economics is a three-year program designed for highly qualified and motivated students who wish to acquire the research and analytical skills of the international scientific community in economics. It is designed for students pursuing jobs in academia as well as those who wish to acquire the skills of professional academic research to work in government agencies, financial institutions, international agencies, private companies.

Students will be offered one year and a half of intensive course work by an international Faculty composed of both permanent staff of the School and a large group of Visiting Scholars. All teaching is in English. Courses will focus on both standard mainstream economics, as well as more “heterodox” approaches, such as evolutionary economics and agent-based computational economics. Upon successful completion of their coursework, Ph.D. students will proceed to supervised research work, eventually yielding an original dissertation to be discussed in a final, public examination. It is expected that students will produce articles publishable in peer-reviewed international journals.

The Program is jointly offered by Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and by University of Strasbourg. Courses are mostly held in Pisa while some second-year courses may be held in Strasbourg. Moreover, the Program is part of a European network – involving the University of Sussex, Aalborg, Manchester, Paris XIII, Oslo and several others, supporting inter-European exchanges of research students and faculty, within the European Network of Excellence DIME. A research period abroad is encouraged.

In addition to the teaching activities, Ph.D. students are nested in a rich research environment within the Institute of Economics and the Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM) at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna , and the Bureau d’Economie Théorique et Appliquée (BETA) at the University of Strasbourg, where they are encouraged to take part in the ongoing research projects.

CFVG PhD Program


The Augustin Cournot Doctoral School is one of the partner of the CFVG PhD Program. It is a rigorous academic training dedicated to extend knowledge and enhance both academic and private careers thanks to a dynamic learning environment during the doctoral school, great opportunities to meet and be supervised by professors from 4 leading French Universities and Business Schools (University of Strasbourg – ACDS, University Paris Dauphine, University of Lille Nord de France, ESCP Europe), the support from prestigious Vietnamese universities : NEU and the University of Economics HCMC, a faculty of 50 French and international professors to assure the coverage of most management research areas, and a schedule well-suited for part-time students.


HERMES is a strategic alliance of 25 leading education institutions in 15 countries. Its ambition is to offer dual degree programs in Management on all academic levels: Bachelor, Master and Doctoral studies.

The participating universities work closely together in defining their study programs, exchanging professors and organizing joint research projects. Each year, this network holds an Annual Conference at one of the partner universities, where common programs are defined and achievements are reported.


Do you want to access equipment and resources that are not available in your laboratory, to access a single archive in another country or collect data in a foreign research center?

The University of Strasbourg offers to PhD students the possibiliy to perform mobility stays in countries participating in the Erasmus + program.

Destinations: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia (the Former Yugoslav Republic of), Malta, Norway, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, United Kingdom, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Czech Republic, Turkey

The hosting structure can be: – Any public or private organization (except EU institutions or bodies) – Higher establishment holding the Erasmus Charter The duration of the mobility, from 2 to 12 months maximum, can be divided in several stays during the PhD.

Scholarship: The monthly amount of the scholarship varies between 330 € and 450 € per month (depending of the host country).

More information: or contact Ms. Virginie Herbasch: