Cologne Graduate School in Management, Economics and Social Sciences (CGS)
The Cologne Graduate School in Management, Economics and Social Sciences (CGS) constitutes the integrated PhD program of the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Cologne. It is dedicated to excellency in teaching and research. The school encompasses researchers from Management, Economics, Sociology, Political Sciences, Econometrics/Statistics, Economic Psychology and Energy Economics/Politics. The Graduate School was initiated in 2008 and is funded by the State of North Rhine Westfalia and the University of Cologne.
The Graduate School is also home of several research training groups, mainly Riskmanagement, SOCLIFE and EXACT. An additional close cooperation exists with The International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy - IMPRS-SPCE.
All PhD students who obtain their degree at the WiSo-Faculty are part of the CGS, attend its courses and benefit from its infrastructure.
Each year, a limited number of scholarships will be offered to the very best graduates in Management, Economics and Social Sciences. These CGS-Fellows will be recruited internationally across the three main and related disciplines