The application deadline is April 15, 2016.

In the upcoming school year the School will be held at two different locations. The preparatory courses (from early September to mid-October 2016) will be offered at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research ( in Rostock, Germany.  The core courses (from mid-October 2016 until end of July 2017) will be held at the Department of Methods and Models for Economics, Territory and Finance ( as well as the Department of Statistics ( at the Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.

The EDSD does not charge fees. Several European research institutes and universities provide full fellowships for all students accepted to the program.

Students with an excellent MA degree or its equivalent are eligible to apply for a fellowship to the EDSD program.

All applications must be made by email. Applications should be sent to:
Begin your email message with a statement saying that you apply for the European Doctoral School of Demography.

Adding documents are required.

Please visit the website at for more information on the EDSD curriculum and application instructions.