The International Research Training Group 1792 (IRTG) “High Dimensional Nonstationary Time Series” offers its flagship PhD program to aspiring candidates from mathematics, statistics and economics.
The doctoral program combines demanding coursework with an immediate start to your career in research.
The course and the research program is run entirely in English.
Job description:
Academic research in the area of the International Research Training Group 1792 “High Dimensional Non-stationary Time Series” to obtain a PhD degree.

  • completed degree of university education (Magister, Diploma, Master’s degree) in mathematics, statistics or economics (with above-average grades)
  • willingness for a at least six months research stay at Xiamen University (People’s Republic of China)
  • very good command of English (TOEFL scores, institution code: 8167, department code: 84 or IELTS, except if your native language is English or if you earned a previous university degree from an English speaking program)
  • GRE highly recommended

Please send your application (including an academic curriculum vitae, a motivation letter stating research interests and plans, information on all previous studies – i.e. transcripts and certificates, two academic references directly uploaded online (see link below) by the professors using an official E-Mail address, letter) until 28.02.2018, quoting the IRTG 1792 Intake 2018, online or to: IRTG 1792 “High Dimensional Nonstationary Time Series”, School of Business and Economics, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, Germany.
The Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and specifically encourages qualified female scholars to apply.
Severely disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications will be given preferential consideration. People with an immigration background are specifically encouraged to apply.
Since we will not return your documents, please submit copies in the application only.
Please find further detailed information on how to apply on the IRTG 1792’s website:
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