Olympic Studies Centre - Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona ceoie@uab.cat +34 935 811 992  
PhD Support Programme
CEO-UAB offers a support programme for PhD students undertaking postgraduate studies at the UAB in the field of Olympic studies and sport, in particular in those priority research areas for CEO-UAB.

Through this program, CEO-UAB as a university research centre specializing in Olympic studies and sports, aims to strengthen and enhance collaboration with the UAB departments to support graduate studies in Olympic and sport related areas undertaken at the UAB.

The program is open to all doctoral students who have officially registered their work in a UAB Department.


1. We provide special conditions for using the centre’s library services including: temporary workspace, priority in the loan services or advice on accessing academic resources.

2. We facilitate PhD students’ participation in academic events and workshops organized by the centre itself or by institutions collaborating.

3. We assist PhD students in connecting with international experts in Olympic studies.

4. We support PhD students in obtaining funding for their studies or to access grants and specialized training courses (e.g. grant program of the International Olympic Committee and the Olympic Studies Graduate International Olympic Academy).

1. PhD students will be considered a member of CEO-UAB research team as PhD Student, no involving any contract relation.

2. Students should mention their participation in the programme in all publications and conference presentations resulting from their research work.

If you are interested in applying, the process is easy: please send us a request, together with an acceptance letter from your Phd director. The letter should be addressed to the CEO-UAB Director.


CEO-UAB has given me not only an access to documents and information, but more important, a unique access to the whole Olympic world: methods of research, new projects, colleagues all over the world….a family in Olympic studies.


Angelica Sha
PhD student





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