PhD positions in Economics and Finance at Nova School of Business and Economics

Attendance

On-Campus

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Start Date

End Date

Program Duration

48 Months

Application Deadline

Type

Phd programs

Certifications & Titles

Ph.D. in Economics | Finance

Study Options

Full Time

Fees

Regular fees: 3000 EUR

International Fees : 3000 EUR

Comment:

No distinction between national and international student fees.

Funding Options

FCT Fellowship Available

The Nova School of Business and Economics in Carcavelos, Portugal invites applications for full-time PhD positions in Economics and Finance. Applications deadline is January 31st, 2022. 

The program is a 4-year, full-time structured program providing advanced training in the fields of Economics and Finance. The first two years are the coursework part of the program whereas the subsequent years focus on research. The program is delivered in English.

Our PhD program integrates the two fields of economics and finance. First-year courses are taken jointly. At the beginning of the second year, students should choose their specialization and supervisor.

Students are usually affiliated to one of our eight Knowledge Centers. They join its community and its activities. They participate in research seminars and can interact with top researchers. 

The PhD Programs at Nova School of Business and Economics are funded by FCT Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (PhD in Economics and Finance and PhD in Management have the support of projects UIDB/00124/2020, UIDP/00124/2020 and Social Sciences DataLab, PINFRA/22209/2016 ; the PhD in Economics and Finance is also funded by FCT PhD Programs PD- 527-2012). Excellent candidates may be selected for a Ph.D. fellowship which grant a living stipend of € 1.164 and covers € 2750 tuition fees.

Requirements

Applicants should hold a Master’s degree diploma in Economics, Finance, or other related fields, and should have a good level of competence in English. If you don’t have a Master’s Degree but expect to obtain within the year, your application can also be considered.

How to apply

Candidates can apply online between December 1st, 2021 to January 31st, 2022.

Documents for general admission (see next point for document required for FCT fellowship)

All document should be submitted in English. 

  • CV;
  • Letter of motivation - including areas of interest and potential supervisor(s);
  • Two recommendation letters, which should be sent directly by referees (as explained in the Online Application Instructions available on the application platform);
  • Diplomas and transcript of records of undergraduate and graduate degrees with full list of courses and grades (also accepted in Portuguese language);
  • Certificate of results for the GRE (Graduate Records of Examination) or GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test). Results should not be older than three years;
  • Elements of ID card information.

Documents required for FCT fellowship (in addition to documents for general admission)

  • Recognition of your foreign degrees in Portugal. This document is issued by the DGES, please see the DGES website for more information.
    • If you have already these document(s), please submit it during application.
    • If you cannot receive the recognition by the indicated deadline, please inform us at phd@novasbe.pt, including the request confirmation. We will consider each case individually.

Optional documents:

  • English language certificate (results should not be older than three years);
  • Other research sample.

Please check our website to see detailed information on the documentation and to get the application link.

Website: https://www2.novasbe.unl.pt/en/programs/apply/phds/admission

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Posted on

Start Date

End Date

Program Duration

48 Months

Application Deadline

Type

Phd programs

Certifications & Titles

Ph.D. in Economics | Finance

Study Options

Full Time

Fees

Regular fees: 3000 EUR

International Fees : 3000 EUR

Comment:

No distinction between national and international student fees.

Funding Options

FCT Fellowship Available

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