European Doctoral School of Demography - Call for Applications - School Year 2016-17

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The European Doctoral School of Demography (EDSD) invites for applications for school year 2016-17.

The application deadline is April 15, 2016.


To be eligible for admission to the program, a student should

  • Hold an above average Master’s degree in demography, mathematics, statistics, sociology, geography, biology, computer science, economics, history or another relevant field
  • Possess a curious mind and a deep interest in demography and population development of either humans or animal species
  • Application deadline Apr 15, 2016 for start date in Sep 2016

Documents to submit

Send the following documents by email to with “Application to EDSD” in the subject heading.

  • CV detailing educational and work history and language abilities, plus any scholarly publications
  • Letter of recommendation by an academic familiar with your work
  • Statement of purpose (max 5 pages, double) giving an overview of your academic background, professional goals, quantitative skills (programming, maths, stats), and proposed research at the EDSD
  • Official transcripts and degree certificates of your Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in English or English translation
  • TOEFL (internet-based: 100, computer-based: 250, paper-based 600) or CAE test scores. Alternatively, a degree taught in English or a declaration of why you are proficient in English