Presentations and Conferences

Participation in conferences, workshops, summer schools or research presentations at other research institutions is in general supported by BiGSEM up to an annual limit per student. To apply for financial support, it is expected that the applicant first tries to get funding from external sources. Options to obtain support for travel expenses from third parties are listed below. 

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Prerequisite: Doctoral student or postdoc
Funding: Traveling lump sum, subsidy of conference fees, lump sum of the research stay
Application Deadline: It differs whether you are going to participate in...

  • a lecture trip, i.e. you are invited to hold a presentation. Deadline for submitting is at least one month before the frist day of your trip.
  • in a congress (your own initiative instead of an invitation). Deadline is at least four month before the first day of your trip.

More detailed information is provided here.

Verein für Socialpolitik

Prerequisite: Membership of the Verein für Socialpolitik at the reduced annual fee for students
Funding: Subsidy of 500 € for presentations at prestigious international conferences
Application Deadline: 31st of October 
More detailed information is provided here.


Guidance for Application

For further information or if there is any need for guidance to apply for a fellowship, please feel free to contact:

BIGSEM Coordination

Phone: ++49.521.106-4865
Office: V8-145, main building



BiGSEM student, Ghislain-Herman Demeze-Jouatsa, will defend his doctoral  thesis. It will take place on Friday September 21 at 2 pm in V10-122.

ExSIDE Research Training School

The ExSIDE Research Training School will take place from the 12th of September until the 14th of September 2018 at the Bielefeld University

BGTS mobility grants

Congratulations! Ghislain Herman Demeze successfully applied for the BGTS mobility grants.

Successful ExSIDE Second Network-Wide Training Event

in March at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris. Our doctoral studens participate at these training event R. Terranova, M. Nanumyan, E. Damdinsuren, S. Reissl, F. Li, T.S. Pham ...

CEF 2018

Nine BiGSEM members actively participated and presented papers at  the 24th International Conference on Computing in Economics and Finance (CEF 2018) in Milano http://comp-econ.org/CEF_2018/.

Call for Papers

13th BiGSEM Doctoral Workshop on Economic Theory

Bielefeld University, Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF)

December 10-11, 2018

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: September 15, 2018