PhD in Finance at Aalto University School of Business

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

The placement record of Aalto Finance PhDs is excellent. Our academic placements include Ohio State University, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, University of Miami, Imperial College Business School, Luxembourg School of Finance, Catholic University of Lisbon and London Business School. The Aalto Finance PhD programme provides a solid basis for starting an international academic career.

Structure of the programme

The 4-year Aalto Finance PhD programme resembles the US-style programme. One and a half years at the beginning of the studies are devoted mostly to intensive course work that is followed by research for the PhD dissertation. Aalto Finance PhD students follow the course curriculum of the Graduate School of Finance (GSF), the national PhD programme in Finance. The GSF offers yearly 5-7 core PhD Finance courses. In addition, students take Economics PhD courses offered by the Finnish Doctoral Programme in Economics (FDPE). The local courses are complemented by intensive Finance PhD courses organized within the Nordic Finance Network (NFN), which is a collaborative Nordic network for research and doctoral training among the Finance departments in Nordic Countries. All teaching in the PhD programme is in English and there are no tuition fees.

Applications

New students will be accepted once a year. Application period will open on November 5, 2019 and the deadline for applications is January 23, 2020.

For further details on admission criteria, detailed instructions on how to apply and the exact submission time, please visit the web page: https://into.aalto.fi/display/endoctoralbiz/For+applicants

Funding

There are no tuition fees for the PhD programme at Aalto University School of Business. The School commits to providing funding for at least the first two years for accepted PhD students who proceed successfully with their doctoral studies and research. From year three onwards, the studies are typically funded by research projects, foundations, the finance department or a combination of these. All graduates of the Finance PhD programme have received funding throughout their studies.

For your questions regarding the PhD programme, please e-mail gsf@aalto.fi

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