Doctoral Scholarship in Analytics and Transformation at University of Cologne in Germany

sex, 19/02/2021
Português, Brasil

The Cologne Graduate School in Management, Economics, and Social Sciences (CGS) offers one Doctoral Scholarship in Business Administration.

The CGS offers one three-year doctoral scholarship to outstanding students holding a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Business Administration, Economics, Computer Science or Statistics. The scholarship is integrated into the newly created initiative Analytics and Transformation. This initiative brings researchers from different disciplines together to work on research projects at the intersection of analytics, artificial intelligence, entrepreneurship and innovation. Within the initiative we cover substantive topics that include health, digital markets, disruptive innovation.


The scholarship holder will be working closely with the principal researchers and will have the opportunity to participate in research seminars, workshops and soft-skill courses. Moreover, they will be part of a vibrant and international research network centered around the Marketing, Information Systems, Operations, and Corporate Development.

The scholarship holder will be enrolled in the Management doctoral track of the CGS of the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences (WiSo). The course program will start in October 2021. During the first year, students will take part in courses on multidisciplinary methods and theories, as well as subject-specific courses. Courses are taught in English. During the second and third year, students mainly conduct research and work on their thesis.

We are inviting applications by highly qualified graduates from Business Administration, Economics, Computer Science, or Statistics. Candidates must hold a Master’s degree (or equivalent) or be very close to completion. We are looking for individuals who have demonstrated ability to work with business and social science data, who are confident coding with statistical software (R, Python).

The scholarship amounts to 1,365 € per month. The scholarship is awarded for a maximum period of three years and is tax-free.

Application is online only. In your application, please suggest a potential dissertation topic and supervisor(s) among the members of the Analytics and Transformation Key Research Initiative.

The deadline for the submission of your application is March 15, 2021.

For further information about the CGS, the application process and the required documents, please visit the website here:

Contact: Dr. Katharina Laske (