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Economics or Business at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Grant Activity

Please note that, although much of the online information on the host institution website is in Spanish, most faculty in the School of Economics and Business speak English, and the scholar will only be expected to teach in English. Detailed information about his/her tasks will be provided to candidates in a timely manner and in English, after being selected.

Teaching undergraduate-level Economics or Business courses:

The Lecturer can choose to teach:

  • Part of two or more courses already established at UAM (option A.1).
  • A new course proposed by the Lecturer (option A.2).

Option A.1: Teach 42 in-classroom teaching hours (equivalent to a whole course) toward the Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Finance (around 60 students in the classroom) and/or Business Administration and Management. The Lecturer can choose to teach parts of courses in any of the following subjects (at least two; detailed syllabi for each course of interest can be obtained from vicedecano.economicas.rrii@uam.es. Specific teaching assignments will be agreed upon once the applicant proposes what he/she would like to teach.)

  1. Public Economics (2nd year BA in Economics and Finance)
  2. Econometrics I (3rd year BA in Economics and Finance)
  3. Financial Econometrics (4th year BA in Economics and Finance)
  4. International Taxation (4th year BA in Business Administration and Management)
  5. Foreign Trade Techniques (4th year BA in Business Administration and Management)
  6. Financial Accounting (1st year BA in Economics and Finance)
  7. Financial Instruments Accounting (2nd year BA in Economics and Finance)
  8. International Corporate Finance (3rd year BA in Economics and Finance)
  9. International Finance (4th year BA in Business Administration and Management)
  10. International Marketing (4th year BA in Business Administration and Management)
  11. International Accounting (4th year BA in Business Administration and Management)

Option A.2: Teach an entire course (42 in-classroom teaching hours), with the topic proposed by the Lecturer. The course should be tailored to upper level students in the final year (fourth) of their undergraduate studies in Economics and/or Business.

Additional Teaching Responsibilities

In addition to option A.1 or option A.2, the visiting professor will give four lectures on topics of his or her choice, which will be offered to all students from the School of Economics and Business Studies. These lectures will be general in nature and offered one time only.

Additionally, the Lecturer will have the opportunity to deliver guest lectures for courses pertaining to the Master’s degree in his or her area of expertise and/or seminars for Ph.D. students.

Scholars are welcome to contact the university regarding research opportunities that might be in line with the applicant's current research projects. 

Grant Length
Four months
Grant Dates

September to December, 2021 or mid-January to mid-May, 2022


School of Economics and Business Studies, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), Ciudad Universitaria de Cantoblanco, 28049 Madrid

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

Economics: Mathematical and Quantitative Methods; Financial Economics; Public Economics; Education, and Welfare; Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics; Economic Development and Developing countries.

Business: Accounting; Finance; Econometrics and/or Statistics; Marketing; Enterprises Management; Data Mining.

Special Features

UAM sponsors this award and, in addition to financial benefits, offers logistical assistance in finding housing and school(s) for dependent children, if necessary. A contact will be available to help the scholar adapt to the university. The Scholar will be granted access to all digital resources available at UAM.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, except early career
Number of Grants
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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