This full-time PhD programme in Innovation, Economics and Governance for Development (IEGD) is a multidisciplinary course offered by UNU-MERIT. The programme focuses on research skills and methods, training fellows to become both scholars and practitioners in the fields of governance and the economics of technology.
The programme provides advanced training in the knowledge and skills most relevant to the economics of technology and innovation, and to governance, social protection and migration. Built around a core of courses on innovation and development, the programme also features modules on the economics of technological change, complex social systems, governance and policy evaluation, social protection and migration.
The PhD fellows can expect highly qualified supervision from the long-term experts in the field of migration, and its various research sub-categories. Upon completion of the full-time PhD programme, a multitude of career opportunities related to migration and more will be in the fields of academia, international organizations, NGOs, governments and private companies
Further information on the IEGD programme and the Migration and Development research theme, as well as the other seven themes can be found here.
The Dual Career Training Programme to obtain a PhD in Governance and Policy Analysis (GPAC²) meets the needs and availability of working professionals and researchers with full- or part-time jobs, allowing them to combine their careers with obtaining a PhD. The programme is designed to provide advanced training in the theory and skills crucial to policy analysis and design. The research that participants will focus on fits into one of the School’s research themes. The key lecturers of the programme are leading scholars in the field of policy analysis and the related areas like governance, social protection, migration, growth and development, technology and innovation.
Further information on the GPAC² part-time PhD programme, and the Migration and Development research theme, as well as the other seven themes can be found here.