ExSIDE offers…

  • a combination of training in standard research methods in economics with interdisciplinary approaches from psychology, network theory, and computer simulation,
  • a stimulating environment for young scholars for obtaining high level training and for interacting with leading European researchers in the area,
  • a one year secondment at the second degree granting university,
  • a three month secondment at a non-academic partner,
  • research training schools, local training courses and seminars, conferences and workshops,
  • transferable skills training measures to support team working, communication, presentation and management and further soft skills
  • inter-sectoral training measures fostering employability also outside of academia,
  • professional supervision and guidance for young scholars to establish their own career development plan,
  • a double resp. joint degree preconditioned to a successful completion of the program
  • a three year work contract for each doctoral fellow at the hosting university,
  • excellent working conditions and strong support for program related activities.