E.ON Ruhrgas scholarship programme in economics, law and political science
Support for Norwegian and German students and doctoral candidates, researchers and practitioners in the fields of economics and business administration, law and political science to study and conduct research at universities and research institutions in Germany or Norway. Support for joint seminars for Norwegian and German research groups.
The objective of the E.ON Ruhrgas program is to strengthen the ties between Norway and Germany in the fields of economics and business administration, law and political science by enabling a greater number of Norwegian and German advanced students, doctoral candidates, post docs and researchers to complete a stay at a host institution in Germany or Norway. The program also seeks to enhance and expand specialist researcher networks in both countries.
This programme normally accepts grant applications from:
Advanced students – preferably Master’s-level students – doctoral candidates, researchers and practitioners from Norway and Germany.
Subject fields and thematic priorities:
Scholarships are awarded within the fields of economics and business administration, European law, and political science.
What type of funding can be sought:
Scholarships based on fixed rates may be awarded for up till two semesters of study/research. The program also support researcher seminars. '
Application deadline and procedure:
The closing date for submission of applications is normally in February and/or October. Applications must be submitted via the eSøknad electronic submission service. Please see under the 'Funding' tab on our Home page.
The E.ON Ruhrgas program is a collaboration between the Research Council of Norway and the Stiftverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft through the Stipendienfonds E.ON Ruhrgas. This foundation, which was established by the German energy company E.ON Ruhrgas, encourages academic cooperation and exchange between Norway and Germany. From 1984 to 2011 more than 1600 mobility stays for students and researchers have been funded and over 70 conferences and seminars have been supported by the foundation.
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