Research Stays Abroad

Different funding opportunities for extended research stays at other universities are available. Some fundings are restricted to particular partner universities only, others are open to all kinfd of universities.

TiQE Track in Quantitative Economics (DFH-UFA)

Prerequisite: Research stay at Université Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and Inscription at the DFH-UFA as a doctoral student before the formal acceptance as a doctoral candidate
Funding: Up to 600€ per month for a maximum of 18 months research stay at the Unversité Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
Application Deadline: Before the formal acceptance as a doctoral candidate

Bielefeld Graduate School in Theoretical Sciences (BGTS)

Prerequisite: Doctoral student in the BGTS
Funding: One-time award of up to 3000 € for reimbursement of travel costs and local expenses for an extended research stay abroad.
Application Deadline: 16th of May 2016
More detailed information is provided here.

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Prerequisite: Doctoral student or postdoc
Funding: Research stays at other universities:
Application Deadline: None
More detailed information is provided here.

Cotutelle de Thèse (DFH-UFA)

Prerequisite: Doctoral student with a mobility track Bielefeld-Paris 
Funding: Travel allowance and financial support for the binational defense
Application Deadline: None
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