PhD Studentship at University of Strathclyde

PhD Studentship at University of Strathclyde

Do you want to improve entrepreneurship ecosystem for that you need strong entrepreneurship education? Here is an excellent opportunity for you to apply for the PhD Studentship funded by the University of Strathclyde.

The funding award is open for international and EU/UK students who have a desire to pursue a PhD degree at the university. The candidate will engage in an interdisciplinary study of the inter-dependencies and dynamics of entrepreneurial ecosystems.

This position covers UK/EU fees and a tax-free stipend circa £15,000 per annum to successful applicants for up to 42 months. Please check the further details in order to apply for the studentship.


Candidates are required to have:

  • A strong interest in topics around (technology-based) entrepreneurship, innovations systems and networks, entrepreneurial ecosystems and regional economic development.
  • Background in social science (business and management, economics, sociology or any other related discipline), engineering or science, with a first or 2:1 UK Honours degree, or overseas equivalent and/or a Master’s degree.
  • Excellent analytical skills and a demonstrable aptitude to undertake research and develop into an independent researcher.
  • Prior knowledge in either qualitative and/or quantitative research methods and willingness to learn methodological approaches for conducting social science research as well as designing and conducting mixed-method research
  • Excellent written and oral English language skills (see the application page for minimum test scores if English is not your first language).
  • EU/UK and international students are eligible.

How to Apply

In order to apply for the position, applicants need to take admission in the postgraduate research programme. After that, they will complete the application form and send it with supporting documents that include a CV, relevant qualification transcripts, and two references through this online portal.

Applicants should submit a research proposal of up to 1000 words, describing the focus of their work including background and potential contributions.

The closing date for this studentship is August 31, 2019.

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