PhD programme in economics

The PhD degree provides an opportunity to undertake sustained supervised research leading to a doctoral thesis. The PhD programme in economics at NUI Galway has a strong track record in terms of the research student experience and the opportunities afforded to, and the achievements of, our PhD graduates.

The PhD programme in economics reflects, builds upon, and contributes to the range, diversity, and quality of research in economics at NUI Galway of international standing, and in particular to the record of distinctive strengths in our designated priority research areas.

Programme director

Dr. Stephen O'Neill

+353-(0)91-49 2409


J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics

NUI Galway


PhD opportunity in Agricultural Economics

A 4 year fully funded PhD opportunity in Agricultural Economics is arising at the Economics Discipline at the National University of Ireland, Galway and the Rural Economy and Development Programme Teagasc, Athenry.

The PhD candidate will be part of a larger research team focusing on “Labour Input and Economic Efficiency on Irish Dairy Farms”. Click TEAGASC PHD WALSH FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY for more information. 
The closing date for applications (cover letter and CV) is 30th March 2018.