2 PhD Scholarships, Institute for International Management, Loughborough University London

20th Feb 2018

2 PhD Scholarships at the Institute for International Management, Loughborough University London

Start dates: April or July 2018

Closing date for applications: 2 March

Interview date: 21 March


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 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 below.


The Institute incorporates a fast-growing interdisciplinary team of academics with an interest in the areas of international business, multinational corporations, comparative management and comparative political economy of work, covering the advanced capitalist economies and emerging market economies.


The Institute is engaged in current research projects which investigate:

  • internationalisation of firms
  • comparative human resource management (HRM)
  • comparative and international corporate governance
  • diffusion and contested implementation of production models
  • political activities of firms in emerging markets


General information about the Institute for International Management can be found here: .


How to apply:  Studentship applicants should have a minimum of an upper class honours degree (2:1) or equivalent overseas qualification in the social sciences. A relevant MSc in the social sciences is extremely desirable.

All applications should be made online at

For informal enquiries, please contact the Director of the Institute for International Management, Tony Edwards (  

About Loughborough University: Loughborough University is a top-ten rated university in England for research intensity (REF2014) and an outstanding 66% of the work of Loughborough’s academic staff who were eligible to be submitted to the REF was judged as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, compared to a national average figure of 43%.

About Loughborough University London and Institute for International Management: 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. The Institute is linked to the School of Business and Economics at Loughborough, which is among 1% of business schools in the world to hold AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditation.