PhD Program in Finance

Application period for the PhD studies in the Department of Finance is running until January 16, 2017. Please visit this page for Call for Applications.

The PhD program at The Aalto University School of Business is intended for the candidates of excellent academic background and intellectual ambition who are motivated in producing research of the highest international level and pursuing career in academic and business world.

The 4-year program comprises course work, research seminars and workshops and a PhD dissertation. All teaching in the PhD program is in English and there are no tuition fees. For the accepted doctoral candidates there will be funding available. New students will be accepted once a year and a deadline is typically in mid-January.

The ultimate test of any PhD program is its placement record. The track record of Aalto Finance PhDs is excellent. Our academic placements are London Business School, Imperial College Business School, Catholic University of Lisbon, Luxembourg School of Finance, University of Miami and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. The Aalto Finance PhD program provides a solid basis for starting an international aca­demic career.

Here you can read our previous PhD students' thoughts about the program. Here you can also find a list of our Finance PhD dissertations.

More information about the structure of the program, available courses, how to apply and financing can be found here. On the page you can also find two of our PhD students Petra and Vasudevan telling their experiences about the Aalto Finance PhD program.

For information on admissions to Doctoral Program in Finance, please visit Into. For your questions regarding admissions, please e-mail doctoral-biz [at] aalto [dot] fi.

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