The PhD fellowship in Business and Regional Competitiveness, Innovation, and Sustainability is available at Comillas Pontifical University in Spain.
The scholarship program is open to students interested in pursuing a PhD degree in the academic year 2022-2023.
About the Scholarship:
The Pontifical University of Comillas is a private Catholic university in Madrid, Spain. The Society of Jesus runs the university, which is known in Spanish as Universidad Pontificia Comillas. The university was established by Pope Leo XIII in 1890. Pope Pius X gave the university the authority to confer academic degrees in canon law, theology, and philosophy fourteen years later. The institution was founded in Comillas, Cantabria, and relocated to Madrid in 1969. The Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniera (ICAI) and the Instituto Católico de Administración y Dirección de Empresas (ICADE), both run by the Society of Jesus in Madrid, were absorbed into the university after the move. As a result, Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICAI-ICADE is sometimes used to refer to the university. As a Catholic university, Comillas Pontifical University “aims…to serve as an institutional bridge between Christian ideas, as reflected in the Gospels, and all forms of cultural expression in order to encourage conversation and exchange,” according to its mission statement. “Welcomes and supports feats of human spirit in the fields of science, technological growth, and the arts,” the institution continues, “in order to be a leavening force on culture, human value, life, and society, while contributing to the gospel of Jesus Christ.” Diego López Garrido, a former Spanish undersecretary for European affairs; José Bono, a former prime minister of the Regional Government of Castilla La Mancha; Enrique Barón, a former president of the European Parliament; and Ignacio J. A branch campus of this university can be found in Palma De Mallorca. Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Comillas) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Spanish higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. It is officially recognized by the Ministerio de Universidades, Espaa (Ministry of Universities of Spain). In a variety of fields of study, Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Comillas) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. This 129-year-old Spanish university has a selective admission procedure based on entrance exams. Applicants from all over the world are welcome to apply. Students at Comillas have access to a library, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services. Academic rigor, individualized attention for all students, and a high level of social awareness and dedication are all strengths of Comillas’ educational offering, which is open to new social and cultural challenges. Its location in Madrid’s political, economical, and cultural capital provides students with a fantastic opportunity for personal, professional, and social growth. Lodgerin is providing housing for this program. Students can live in a furnished apartment with other Catholic University or international students or in a homestay, which includes a partial food plan. All student housing will be located within 45 minutes of Universidad Pontificia Comillas. A bed, a wardrobe, a desk and chair, as well as utilities, are included in the furnished flats (electricity, water, internet, etc.). Lodgerin also offers a regular cleaning service for the apartment’s common/shared areas. Towels, bedding, and laundry service are not included in the base price. In addition, SGR has lately built a “co-living space.” The majority of the rooms are rented singly, although there are a few doubles available for friends who want to share a room. There is a separate toilet, study area, and storage space in each room. niversidad The Pontificia Comillas is located in Madrid, Spain’s capital. Madrid is noted for its many sports, leisure, and cultural offers. Students will have plenty of opportunity to visit all of the local landmarks, exhibits, concert halls, and parks, as well as the Prado National Art Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, and the Queen Sofa Center for the Arts. In 1979, ICADE became a part of the Universidad Pontifica Comillas, a Jesuit-run private institution founded in the early 1900s. ICADE is a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), and the Spanish Association of Business Management Schools. It is also a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), and the Spanish Association of Business Management Schools (AEEDE). The ECTS system is used at Universidad Pontificia Comillas. To acquire 15 U.S. credits, American students often enroll in 30 ECTS worth of courses. To complete a compulsory course at Catholic University, students will need at least 6 ECTS in each given field. Courses are offered in either English or Spanish, however students must have done at least two semesters of Spanish to enroll in a Spanish-taught course.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Scholarship Country: Spain
Scholarship Worth: €20,759
Study Level: PhD
Nationality: International Students
- A three-year deal (biannually revised)
- A total salary of 20.759,94 € and a 90% discount on PhD expenses
- Leading universities continue to conduct research.
- Join a dynamic and passionate research team with a proven track record of success.
- Possibility to reside in Madrid, a friendly and interesting city.
Eligibility for Scholarship.
- Business and Regional Competitiveness, Innovation, and Sustainability will be the focus of the scholarship.
- Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must meet all of the following requirements in order to be considered:
- Doctoral candidates with a strong research motivation and an interest in any Business and Finance topic related to the program’s research areas, particularly if it is related to sustainable consumption and management, social entrepreneurship, internationalization, hydrogen studies, sustainable finance, or behavioral finance.
The Universidad Pontificia Comillas 2022 PhD Scholarships in Business and Regional Competitiveness, Innovation and Sustainability, Spain is open to all International Students
- How to Apply: Applicants must fill out an online application form to be considered for this program.
- Curriculum vitae, academic records, research proposal, cover letter, and two recommendation letters are all required documents.
- Candidates must have an MRes or MSc with good grades, as well as a level of English comparable to C1.
- Language Requirement: Students must be able to communicate effectively in written and spoken English.
The application deadline for Universidad Pontificia Comillas 2022 PhD Scholarships in Business and Regional Competitiveness, Innovation and Sustainability, Spain is April 29, 2022