Economics of Science and Innovation Program, Barcelona

Deadline: 15 July 2011
Open to: graduates in economics, junior scientists, aspiring PhD students
Scholarship: 15,000 €

This unique scholarship combines full tuition coverage for the master program with a paid 6-month internship at the Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation (FCRI). The internship is to take place from January through June of the master year on a part-time basis and full-time in July after graduation. All MESI applicants will be automatically considered for this award.


Skills acquired in this master program

  • Measure research results: expected output in a project and scientific impact
  • Assess the economic viability of research projects through cost-benefit analysis
  • Identify new business opportunities for R&D
  • Understand the patent system, advantages and disadvantages


  • Graduates in economics, business administration, engineering, life sciences
  • Junior scientists with a professional orientation in science management
  • Aspiring PhD students looking for a solid master program in economics of science and innovation

Who hires graduates of this program

  • Technological research centers
  • R&D departments in companies
  • Public institutions
  • Innovation consulting firms

Program details

Language of instruction: English
Structure: 9 months (3 trimesters), full time
Campus: Bellaterra (UAB)
Degree awarded: Master Degree in Specialized Economic Analysis (awarded jointly with UPF and UAB)


In addition to the scholarships available for all Barcelona GSE master programs, there are two scholarship agreements specificially for students in the Economics of Science and Innovation (MESI) Program.

Internship-Scholarship Program: Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation
Number of scholarships: 1
Eligibility: All MESI students
Award amount: 15,000 € (full tuition plus paid internship)

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3 thoughts on “Economics of Science and Innovation Program, Barcelona

  1. Why are all these foreigner bnieeg interviewed donb4t they have any proper english speaking people? In worse case senario you end up having a french accent when finish school!! GREAT ;/And look at Andy Zust and Tom Hofmanns they look completely retarded

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