Doctoral Programs in Accounting, Finance and Taxation – 12 doctoral positions
12 Scholarships Available
We are now accepting applications for our doctoral degree programs!
The Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) at the University of Mannheim offers excellent opportunities for the most qualified students with strong quantitative skills and enthusiasm for research to pursue their doctoral degree in Accounting, Finance or Taxation.
Qualified graduates are encouraged to apply for the full-time PhD programs at the Center for Doctoral Studies in Business (CDSB) starting in September 2024.
Benefit from internationally recognized teaching and unique interdisciplinary training across the boundaries of the economic and social sciences according to your research interests. Engage with the outstanding faculty of our triple accredited Business School (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA).
Our program in Accounting provides students with core competencies in methods of analytical, empirical, and data-analytics research as well as a profound knowledge of the relevant institutional details in the fields of Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, and Auditing. The program offers links to other academic disciplines and integrates them into a coherent curriculum conforming to top international standards. We frequently offer students research visits abroad at later stages of the program. We have a persistent record of placing our graduates at top schools, including leading U.S. universities.
Our program in Finance covers research fields such as Asset Pricing and Asset Management, Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance, Behavioral Finance, Market Microstructure and others. It provides students with core competencies in analytical and empirical research methods as well as a thorough knowledge of modern tools from areas like machine learning and NLP that recently became more important in our field, while offering links to other academic disciplines. The focus of the program is on empirical research and we offer access to a large array of databases. We encourage and support research visits and our students are intensively prepared for the academic job market, where we regularly place our students at top schools around the world.
Our program in Taxation is integrated with the Leibniz Science Campus Mannheim Taxation bundling the expertise in tax research across the disciplines of public economics and business taxation. The program provides students with core competencies in analytical and empirical research including methods such as machine learning or NLP. After the initial course phase, doctoral students have the opportunity to integrate with research teams at the University or at the ZEW Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research. We encourage and support research visits abroad. Our students are thoroughly prepared for the academic job market and we frequently place our graduates at top universities..
- All PhD programs in English.
- Modern doctoral program with a structured course program and skills courses in teaching, academic writing, and presenting.
- Guaranteed funding for the duration of the program.
- Stimulating research environment.
- Work with internationally recognized professors.
- Gain new insights from research stays with partner universities worldwide.
- Enjoy access to major databases and excellent libraries.
- Modern offices and equipment.
- Boost your career options with a professional job market training.
- No tuition fees – government funded first-class education.
The research findings of our students and graduates are regularly published in leading journals of the fields. Our graduates pursue careers both in academia and the private sector, taking up professorships, assistant professorships and postdoctoral positions at internationally renowned academic institutions and and research positions at public institutions (government, central banks, international organizations). Excellent past placements include The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Illinois State University, Carnegie Mellon University, Aalto University, Aarhus University, Bocconi University, Erasmus University Rotterdam, NHH Norwegian School of Economics, Tilburg University, Washington University, University of Michigan, National University of Singapore, European Central Bank, Deutsche Bundesbank.
Application Deadline: 31 March 2024.
For early offers, we provide an early application deadline: 15 January 2024. Candidates that are not accepted in the early round will be reconsidered with all other applications after the final deadline of 31 March.
For more information on our programs and application requirements, please visit the website.
Do not miss this unique opportunity to become part of a leading doctoral program and APPLY NOW!
12 Scholarships Available
University of Mannheim, B6, 30-32
68159 Mannheim , Germany