PhD Fellowships in Graduate Program 'Stochastics and Real World Models'

Bielefeld University (Germany)
Job Description: 

In the framework of our International Graduate College (IGK) Stochastics and Real World Models, supported by the German Research Council DFG, we offer several fellowships within our PhD program in Bielefeld, starting April 1st, 2012, for up to 3 years duration.

The program is organized by the Bielefeld University Mathematics Department in cooperation with the Department of Economics and the Department of Physics, the research institutions IMW and BiBoS, and together with the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing (partner institutions: IAM, AMSS, GUCAS). Doctorate degrees for fellows in Bielefeld will be awarded by one of the three Departments of Bielefeld University.

The interdisciplinary training and research program is oriented towards the study of modern methods in Stochastics and their application in Mathematical Physics and Mathematical Economics / Finance. A structured course program will enable students to undertake research projects without undue delay. Lectures and courses by visiting scientists, as well as the integrated student exchange program with our partners in China, will further contribute to a broad and internationally competitive education. Please consult our website for more information about the research and qualification program:

Graduates with an M.Sc. or equivalent degree from the aforementioned fields and a strong interest in interdisciplinary research are strongly encouraged to apply.

We are aiming to increase the proportion of female researchers in the college; given parity with respect to all other relevant criteria, female applicants will receive preferential treatment in the fellowship awarding decisions.

Candidates with physical disabilities who fulfill the abovementioned criteria are particularly encouraged to apply.

Concerning application formalities, please consult the section Fellowships on our website:
For informal inquiries, please contact the IGK Office, Email:

Application Deadline is January 31, 2012.

Job Categories: 
Graduate student fellowships
Deadline for Application: 
Jan 31 2012