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March 21, 2017

Two PhD students at the UB School of Economics awarded SEBAP researcher mobility grants

PhD students at the Universitat de Barcelona School of Economics Hoon Choi and Nicolás González Pampillón have each been awarded researcher mobility grants by the Barcelona Economic Society of Friends of the Country (SEBAP). The grant scheme provides funding for teaching and research staff and PhD students at Catalan universities and research centres to undertake an academic stay at a foreign institution in order to prepare research projects relating to...

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March 13, 2017

UB School of Economics to participate in Barcelona’s international postgraduate fair “Futura”

For the third consecutive year, UB School of Economics will be taking part in Barcelona's international postgraduate fair “Futura”. This not-to-be-missed event in the world of education will be held from the 24th to 25th March 2017, with an uninterrupted schedule from 10h to 20h on both days at Palau 5, Recinte Firal de Montjuïc. This new edition is expected to attract more than 6,000 visitors. This year, the Universitat de...

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March 8, 2017

Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Barcelona ranks among the best schools for economics

The Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Barcelona has been ranked among the world’s best schools for Economics according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017. The centre to which the UB School of Economics belongs has been ranked the 135th best school that specialises in Social Sciences and Management in the world. This puts our institution 54th in Europe. The Faculty of Economics and Business...

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March 6, 2017

Explore the basics of machine learning with MATLAB at the Faculty of Economics and Business

Workshops dedicated to the fundamentals of machine learning using MATLAB will be held on March 30th from 09:30 to 13:00 in Aula Magna, Faculty of Economics and Business. This session is aimed at teachers, researchers and students who are interested in learning more about MATLAB capabilities for machine learning or want to use low cost hardware platforms for teaching and research. An attendance certificate will be provided to all participants...

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March 3, 2017

Job opportunities knock at the Faculty of Economics and Business next Tuesday

Job and internship seekers are invited to attend the Employment Forum that will be held next Tuesday from 10:00 to 17:30 at the Faculty of Economics and Business. This event is a unique opportunity for students to gather career and employment related information from employers, as well as to submit their resume for interview consideration. Participants will have a chance to interact and connect with a range of companies including: Danone,...

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March 2, 2017

Fellowship opportunities at ERC-funded Institutions and Political Economy Research Group

The Institutions and Political Economy Research Group (IPERG) at the Universitat de Barcelona School of Economics seeks one senior research fellow and three post-doctoral fellows on comparative politics for the 2017-18 academic year. All positions are linked to a European Research Council-financed five-year research project on a cross national historical comparison of electoral systems, electoral behaviour and party systems in advanced democracies. The Principal Investigator is the UB School of...

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March 2, 2017

Postdoctoral position in Public Economics, Urban Economics, Applied Microeconomics available at UB School of Economics

The Department of Economics at the Universitat de Barcelona School of Economics and the Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) invite applications for a three-year Post-Doctoral position beginning in September 2017. Fields of interest include Public Economics, Urban Economics and Applied Microeconomics. Applicants are expected to show outstanding commitment to research and must have obtained a PhD when taking up the position. Successful applicants will be expected to teach in English on...

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March 1, 2017

UB School of Economics to offer Erasmus exchange opportunities with University of Paris-Saclay

The Universitat de Barcelona School of Economics will offer Erasmus exchange opportunities with the University of Paris-Saclay to MSc in Economics students and lecturers. An agreement was signed earlier this year between the Faculty of Economics and Business at the UB and the French Grande École ENSAE ParisTech, founding member of the University of Paris-Saclay and one of the leading graduate schools in the fields of statistics, economics, finance and...

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February 28, 2017

Applications are now open for the fourth edition of the UB School of Economics Summer School

Applications are now open for those willing to attend the UB School of Economics Summer School ‘The Economics of Education: Analyzing the Effects of Programmes and Policies’. During five days of intensive courses, running consecutively between the 3rd and 7th July 2017, participants will examine aspects such as human capital investment decision, school autonomy, the role of employers, and large-scale international assessments. Summer School lecturers will include guest scholar from London...

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