Visiting PhD Fellowship Program

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The United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research provides economic analysis and policy advice with the aim of promoting sustainable and equitable development for all.
About the program
Visiting PhD fellows typically spend three consecutive months at UNU-WIDER before returning to their home institution. During their time in Helsinki, fellows prepare one or more research papers and present a seminar on their research findings. They may also have the opportunity to publish their research in the WIDER Working Paper Series.

Eligibility 
1-Applicants must be enrolled in a Ph.D. program and have shown the ability to conduct research on developing economies. Candidates working in other social sciences may apply but should keep in mind that UNU-WIDER is an economics-focused institute. 
2-Candidates should be fluent in oral and written English and possess good quantitative and/or qualitative analytical skills.
3-Applications from suitably qualified early-career, female, and developing country researchers are particularly encouraged. The program is especially addressed at researchers at later stages of their Ph.D.

Fellowship Amount
1-NU-WIDER provides a travel grant to cover the costs of travel to and from the location of your PhD granting institution, medical insurance (for medical and hospital services resulting from sickness and accident during your stay at UNU-WIDER), a
2-And a monthly stipend of EUR 1,650 to cover living expenses in Helsinki during the period of their fellowship. The program does not provide services or cover expenses related to dependents.

How to apply
1-UNU-WIDER only receives online applications for the Visiting PhD Fellowship Programme twice each year. Deadlines for submission of applications are 31 March and 30 September 23:59 UTC+3 each year.
2-When applying in September, you would be visiting UNU-WIDER for three months in the period of March-June of the following year and when applying in March, you would be visiting UNU-WIDER for three months during September-November of the same yea

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