PhD Studentships – Loughborough University London


Project Detail:

Are you interested in globalisation and the contemporary changes in the world economy? The rise in economic and political power of the BRIC countries and other emerging market economies? Or the implications these developments have for multinational corporations investing in, or emerging from, these countries?

The Institute for International Management at Loughborough University London is offering two PhD studentships for promising students interested in a broad range of areas relating to international management. The Institute incorporates a fast-growing interdisciplinary team of academics with an interest in the areas of international business and comparative management, with a focus on developing countries and multinational companies.

The Institute is engaged in current research projects which investigate:

  • The internationalisation of firms
  • Comparative Human Resource Management (HRM)
  • Comparative and international Corporate Governance
  • Political activities of firms in Emerging markets

The Institute welcomes applications from high-achieving students with an MSc in any area of the social sciences and a passion for research in one or more of the topics mentioned above. The available start dates are April 2018 or July 2018. To discuss later start dates, please contact the Director of the Institute for International Management, Professor Tony Edwards.

Loughborough University London is located in located Here East: an emerging innovation hub on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London. The Campus is in close proximity of various start-up companies, world-class sports and leisure facilities, as well as Europe’s largest urban shopping centre, Westfield Stratford City. The Institute is linked to the School of Business and Economics at Loughborough, which is among just 1% of business schools in the world to hold AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditation.

In choosing the Institute for International Management at Loughborough University London, you’ll work alongside academics who are leaders in their field. The Institute for International Management is actively engaged in international research projects concerning the globalisation of economic activity and the implications for patterns of work and governance.

London is one of the world’s leading hubs for global business and trade, and is the ideal location for research students to expand their knowledge, expertise and networks. Loughborough University London is surrounded by key influencers and innovators in business, and is just a short journey from Canary Wharf, London Bridge and Liverpool Street.

Our studentships cover the full cost of your tuition fees, including registration, doctoral training and access to facilities. Some studentships also include a generous stipend to support your travel and living expenses.

Full Details here:  http://www.lborolondon.ac.uk/study/phd-opportunities/phd-studentships/

Closing date: 02-Mar-2018