• Description:

    The Department of Economics and the research Center of Economics and Corporate Sustainability CEDON of KU Leuven are looking for a motivated graduate student to carry out doctoral studies in the field of environmental economics and circular economy, starting in October 2024. CEDON is an interdisciplinary research group focusing on interactions between economics, business, sustainable development and corporate social responsibility (CSR). Within CEDON about 20 economists, engineers, psychologists and scientists are collaborating to help companies and society to develop sustainable development and CSR strategies. Planet, People and Profit are the central themes in CEDON activities. A list of recent publications, projects and CVs of our researchers can be found on the department website.


    You hold a MSc degree in Economics, Business/Commercial Engineering, Applied Economics, or in (civil/bio)engineering or equivalent, with a strong interest and background in economics. 

    1. You obtained excellent (‘honors’ or ‘cum laude’ level) results in prior studies.
    2. Preference will be given to students who have completed a research master in economics (ex. Master of advanced studies in economics at KU Leuven). 
    3. You have a strong interest in quantitative research methods including statistics, data analysis, analytical and numerical economic modeling. 
    4. You are willing to collaborate in a genuinely interdisciplinary way with legal PhD students and scholars.
    5. Fluency in both spoken and written English and good reporting and presentation skills are a prerequisite. 



  • Fields

    • Business and Economics

    • Civil Engineering

    • Economics

    • Engineering

  • Qualifications

    • Master

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