There are several scholarships and grants that you can apply to. The different calls are open in different moments of the course. The most important calls are:

- The call of the Direcció General de Recerca (Formació d'Investigadors, FI);

- The call of the Spanish Ministry of Economy (Formación de Profesorado Universitario, FPU);

- In last years, the department is also opening a call in UAB, (Professorat Investigador en Formació, PIF), which opens around May. 

These scholarships cover all the PhD period. You have to be prepared to apply for these scholarships and not wait until the last day. In the process of application you can ask for help to the administrative head of the department, to the PhD program coordinator and to your supervisor. We all want you to make a succesfull application.


There are also other calls of different type. Some are also scholarships covering the full PhD period, while others are research grants.You can find here a list of recent calls:

- Research grants for PhD students (OPEN!)

- Grants for funding stays abroad, ERASMUS + UAB - Predoctoral scholarships for university teacher training (FPU) (Spanish Ministry of Economy) (online application) (CLOSED)

- Grants for universities or research centers to recruit new research personnel for 2017 (FI-DGR) (Prioritization criteria) (CLOSED)

- Grants for predoctoral contracts for the training of doctors 2016 (Spanish Ministry of Economy) (List of projects) (CLOSED)

There is one project in the department,"Economy and Climate Change: determinants, inequalities and mitigation", (CLOSED).

- Award "Enrique Fuentes Quintana" for doctoral thesis in social sciencies (FUNCAS) (For those who have defended the PhD thesis between September 1st, 2016 and August 31st, 2017.

- Award from the Instituto de Estudios Fiscales, for doctoral thesis 2016 and 2017

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