2018 Summer School for Doctoral Students is now accepting application

6 selected candidates will attend a summer school at the University of Rome III, Italy for 2 weeks in June 2018. Travel and subsistence expenses will be covered by the OPTBANK project co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.


  • Doctoral students in an Indonesian university. Priority will be given to those affiliated
    with the following universities:
    Universitas Sebelas Maret; Institut Teknologi Bandung; Universitas Islam Negeri Syarif Hidayatullah; Universitas Syiah Kuala; Universitas Sriwijaya; Universitas Tanjungpura
  • Not more than 45 years old
  • Fluent in English (oral and written)
  • Exhibits strong interest in the field of banking and finance
  • Has a compelling research proposal in the field of banking or finance

Application package

  • 1 page motivation letter
  • Detailed CV including list of research and publication
  • 2-3 pages research outline in the field of banking and finance
  • Recommendation letter from the Dean
  • English certificate (IELTS or TOEFL)
  • Published/ working papers
  • Academic Transcript

Application should be submitted on or before April 20, 2018 through the OPTBANK project website: https://optbank.org/application/summer-school-for-phd-students/

Please contact Irwan Trinugroho – irwan.trinugroho@gmail.com or irwan_t@staff.uns.ac.id or Mirza Tabrani – mirza_tabrani@yahoo.com for more details.

“This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication [communication] reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein”

Download the Call for Application, here

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