Fee waiver funding for Joint Doctoral Programme, CITY College, University of York Europe Campus

The University of York and the South-East European Research Centre (SEERC) offer the opportunity for qualified candidates to read for a PhD Degree that combines high-quality UK studies and a unique research infrastructure in South-East Europe.

  • Funding: Fees
  • Academic year: 2023/24
  • Open to: International (including EU) and UK (home) students
  • Qualification level: Postgraduate research
Applications for 2023/24 are closed.

Open to International (including EU) and UK (home) students.

Open to students in the School for Business and Society.

These scholarships are open to applicants commencing full-time PhD study on 1 October 2023.

Applicants for the programme must have an excellent academic record (normally a relevant degree with Distinction). In addition, relevant work experience, a Masters degree, research training, and publications will also be considered.

It requires full-time commitment on the part of the PhD researcher, which means that you would have to be physically present at SEERC premises located in Thessaloniki.

Please check this joint doctoral programme entry requirements document for further eligibility information.

How to apply

Application deadline: Friday 21 April 2023, 11.59pm BST

All applications should be submitted by 21st of April 2023 via email to SEERC at

Please use “SEERC-YORK PhD PROGRAMME APPLICATION” as the subject of the email.

Further information: If you need a visa to study in Greece (i.e. you are coming from outside the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland), you will not be able to undertake paid work whilst studying. This means that you will need to ensure that you have an alternative source of income to cover your tuition fees (if you are not in receipt of a fee waiver), living costs and other expenses. Please note that this does not constitute immigration advice and you must check with the relevant authorities.

For more information please see this PhD Call for Applications document.

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