CDSE PhD Track in cooperation with the ZEW

The PhD track of the Center for Doctoral Studies in Economics (CDSE) at the University of Mannheim in cooperation with the ZEW offers promising economists the opportunity to pursue their doctoral studies in the inspiring research environment of two leading institutions. This track aims to provide participants with an excellent academic education in the form of the CDSE program and a splendid research environment at ZEW as well as with key skills in the field of economic policy advice - an area in which the ZEW has a strong international reputation. ZEW’s research focuses on empirical economics covering a broad range of topics from labour markets, to the digital economy, the economics of innovation, financial markets, public finance, environmental economics and market design.