There are several postgraduate programmes across Europe and beyond that students wishing to develop their understanding of institutional and evolutionary economics could be interested in, but information is not always readily accessible. The expanding list below provides colleagues and their students with an overview of the opportunities. If you run or know of a programme in line with EAEPE's theoretical perspectives please send the available information and links to

  • A 1-year Heterodox Master's Programme in 'Human Development and Food Security' is organized by the Department of Economics "Frederico Caffe" of the Roma Tre University under the official sponsorship of the World Food Programme. Applications for the academic year 2014-2015 are due to May 31st, 2014 latest. For more detailed information download the call or visit the website.
  • A new 1-year MSc 'Global Economy and Business Institutions', a research-driven programme on institutional economics, evolutionary economics and political economy, will run from September 2013 at the Hertfordshire Business School, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK. The programme website and information about applications can be accessed here.
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  • A new 2-year Erasmus Mundus Master's programme on 'Economic Policies in the Age of Globalisation' will run starting from September 2013. Partner universities include: Paris 13 (France), Turin (Italy), Berlin School of Economics and Law (Germany), Kingston (UK), and Wits (South Africa).
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  • A 2-year 'International Research Master in Planning and Sustainability' is running at the Polytechnic School, University Francois Rabelais of Tours, Tours, France.
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  • A 1-year 'Master THEME History of Economic Thought' is offered at University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne, Paris, France, in cooperation with other French academic institutions. Applicants must have sufficient knowledge of French, and must have completed a Master 1 (first year of French Master programme) or equivalent.
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  • A 3-year PhD studentship in the area of institutional economics and innovation is available at the University of Duisburg-Essen at the IN-EAST School of Advanced Studies. The position starts on 1 April 2014 Applicants with a background in institutional economics, game theory or related fields must have a strong MA degree (or equivalent), good knowledge in theories and methods of their respective discipline and a proven interest in East Asia (China, Japan or Korea).
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  • A 3-year PhD studentship in the area of agent-based computational economics is available at the University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy. The position starts on 1 January 2014. Applicants should have an adequate background in programming, data analysis and statistics. The deadline for applications is September 20th. Interested candidates may contact Marco Raberto ( for additional information.
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  • Two PhD studentships in the area of international political economy are offered at the City University of London, London, UK. Positions will begin in September 2013.
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  • The Universities of Florence, Pisa and Siena will provide a new joint regional PhD program and are offering 10 three-year PhD Scholarships.
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  • Doctoral scholarships are regularly available at the Max Planck Institute of Economics, Jena, Germany.
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Currently available undergraduate, graduate and PhD opportunities around the world can be found in the 5th edition of the useful Heterodox Economics Directory, compiled by Tae-Hee Jo. This can be downloaded here.