PhD Scholarship in Behavioral Finance
A PhD Scholarship in Behavioral Finance is available at the Catholic University of Louvain. The position involves research activities within the context of an ARC (Actions de Recherche Concertées, internal funding at UCLouvain) project entitled “Negative and ultra-low interest rates: behavioural and quantitative modelling”.
Louvain Finance (LFIN) is a research centre of the Catholic University of Louvain located in Belgium. It has been founded in 2016 and it now houses about 11 professors and 15 researchers.
If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.
- Application Deadline: June 30, 2018
- Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme.
- Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in Economics and Management Sciences (with orientation finance).
- Scholarship Award: The appointment should start in September or October 2018 for a period of three (or four) years. University offer:
- Competitive salary, among the highest at European level for such a position;
- Outstanding, dynamic, international, and multidisciplinary research environment, at the highest level according to European standards;
- Possibility to collaborate with outstanding international scholars;
- Opportunity to have scientific stay(s) abroad (in agreement with the PhD supervisor).
- Nationalities: Students from Belgium are eligible to apply.
- Number of Scholarships: Not Known
- Scholarship can be taken in Belgium
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
- Eligible Countries: Students from Belgium are eligible to apply.
- Entrance Requirements:
Having a Master degree (min 90 ECTS) in finance, management, economics or any related fields by July 2018 – for outstanding profiles, this deadline could be extended to September 2018;
Excellent results (average grades of 80% or more);
Excellent knowledge of English (knowledge of French is not required);
Strong empirical and/or quantitative skills;
The strong motivation for research;
Good knowledge or willingness to manage financial datasets such as Bloomberg, Bureau van Dijk, etc.
- English Language Requirements: If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.
How to Apply:
Applications must have to be sent to Prof. Catherine D’Hondt before June 30, 2018, with curriculum vitae, letter of motivation, degree, transcript of grades, and possibly one or two letters of recommendation.