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Application & Eligibility

HOW TO APPLY

To participate in the CFR Research School in Retailing you need to be a PhD candidate (or a junior faculty member) at a university. Please submit an application consisting of:

  1. A cover letter outlining your main motivation for applying to the research school
  2. A one page description of your research project
  3. A recommendation from a senior faculty member including a statement that your travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by your university.

Applications are open
Deadline: October 30, 2021
Please send your application by e-mail to: angelica.blom@hhs.se

ELIGIBILITY

  • The program is open to PhD candidates interested in conducting research in retailing. The CFR Research School will also have a waiting list for academic researchers who are already PhDs.

  • Participants are encouraged to commit to the entire research school program, but courses can be taken individually. Full program participants will be given priority in all courses.

  • Successful completion of the full program entitles participants to a diploma as well as access to the alumni network and activities.

  • Course participation is free of charge for all admitted participants, no matter of their affiliation or nationality. Course content is financed by The Swedish Retail and Wholesale Council.

The number of participants is limited and the selection will be based on the fit between research interests and the research school as well as motivations. Preference will be given to PhD candidates, but we will also have a waiting list for junior faculty members who are already PhDs.

Participants are encouraged to commit to the entire research school program, but courses can be taken individually. Full program participants will be given priority in all courses.

If you have any questions regarding the application procedure, please contact angelica.blom@hhs.se

"The CFR Research School in Retailing provided great insights into the past, present, and future of retailing research."
Reema Singh
Former PhD Student at Stockholm School of Economics

The CFR Research school provided great insights into the past, present, and future of retailing research.

I felt that the well-organized courses not only offered the theoretical and methodological acumen that benefited me as a PhD student but also introduced me to the reviewing process which is an imperative part of PhD life.

"The CFR Research School in Retailing was a great way to get a broad overview of topical subjects in retail research and the retail industry."
Christoph Baldauf
PhD Candidate, Stockholm University

The CFR Research School in Retailing was a great way to get a broad overview of topical subjects in retail research and the retail industry.

As I participated shortly after embarking on my Ph.D. journey, I enjoyed having a platform where I met like-minded people with whom I could share my thoughts and develop research collaborations.

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