The European Doctoral School of Demography (EDSD) invites applications for the school year 2022-2023

Deadline for applications: April 22, 2022

The EDSD is an eleven-month sponsored program that is offered every year aiming to provide students with an appropriate high-level education in demography to pursue their doctoral studies. Students will acquire a solid knowledge base on the causes and consequences of demographic change, population data, statistical and mathematical demography, as well as modeling, simulation, and forecasting. Many of the School’s courses concentrate on strengthening the quantitative and programming skills of the students. The language of the School is English.

In the 2022/23 academic year, the School will be held at two different locations. The preparatory courses (from early September to late October 2022) will be offered at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research ( in Rostock, Germany. The core courses (from November 2022 until the end of July 2023) will be held at the Centre for Demographic Studies ( at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.

The EDSD does not charge fees. Several European research institutes and universities provide full fellowships for all students accepted to the program.

European Master’s Degree in Demography

Successful completion of the School results in a European Research Certificate of Demography provided under the auspices of the European Association for Population Studies (EAPS).

Upon successful completion of the program and presentation of a thesis, the students enrolled in the EDSD will receive an official European Master in Demography delivered by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

Please find more information and instructions on how to apply on our website at

The application deadline is April 22, 2022, for a September 5, 2022 start date. Successful candidates will be announced in late May 2022.


22nd Nordic Demographic Symposium Oslo – 09-11 June 2022

Due to the uncertain situation with COVID-19, and after consulting with the other Nordic Demographic Associations, we have decided to postpone the Nordic Demographic Symposium in Oslo to 9-11 June 2022 (initially scheduled to 10-12 June 2021).

Important dates

  • Deadline for submitting abstracts (or a full session) is January 31, 2022
  • Notification of acceptance will be made by March 15, 2022
  • Registration for the conference and booking of hotel rooms opens on March 15 and closes on May 31, 2022



The next European Population Conference will take place in 2022 and is co-organized by EAPS, the University of Groningen (UoG) and the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI) from 29 June - 2 July 2022! 

Call for Papers EPC 2022

Deadline for submissions: 1 November 2021

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