Application for the 2017-2021 PhD programme in Development Studies is now open.

Applications for the PhD programme are welcomed from qualified candidates wishing to undertake research on a specific topic within the Institute.

Application process

Step 1 - Create an account

Step 2 - Fill in the application form in the EUR Admission Portal

The application process consists of several steps which require you to add either information or supporting documents. All documents can be uploaded directly from your computer. Make sure that multiple page documents are submitted as one file.

In order to complete your online application you must complete all steps in the Admission Portal. Send your application by clicking on the 'submit' button on the last page.

The Research Degrees Committee will assess your completed request for admission. This will take approximately six weeks .

We advise you to read the information related to the admission and enrolment procedures in the Admission Portal very carefully. 


You can contact the Admissions Office by sending an email to