PhD Program in Economics and Business

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Program Duration

36 Months

Application Deadline

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Phd programs

Study Options

Full Time

Fees

Regular fees: 548 EUR

International Fees : 766 EUR

Academic year 2020-2021

Scholarships available

Rovira i Virgili University (http://www.urv.cat/en/)

 

The Rovira i Virgili University devotes significant efforts and funds to achieving excellent research and education at the doctoral level, which are key factors for a society based on knowledge and innovation (http://www.doctor.urv.cat/en/).

The Economics and Business Faculty (in cooperation with the Dept. of Economics and the Dept. of Business Administration) runs a thriving PhD Program in Economics and Business (http://www.doctor.urv.cat/en/prospective-students/courses/7706/index/) that offers rigorous training and expert thesis supervision. Our three-year-length program prepares students to achieve successful careers in academia, public administrations, international organizations, and private sector. Furthermore, it also provides PhD students with a vibrant research community in Reus-Tarragona, the second metropolitan area of Catalonia (Spain), about one hundred kilometers on the south of Barcelona (http://www.urv.cat/international/en_index.html).

Applicants should hold a Master’s degree giving access to doctoral studies (300 ECTS).

Our PhD Program covers all areas of Economics and Business, with a special focus on the fields of human resources, finance, industrial organization, applied microeconomics, and international trade. Detailed information about the PhD program can be found here: http://www.doctor.urv.cat/en/prospective-students.

Scholarships

Several scholarships covering living expenses and tuition fees are offered in a competitive manner. Information on grants and tuition fees is available here: http://www.doctor.urv.cat/en/prospective-students/courses/7706/preus-ajuts-beques.

Registration fees

First academic year:

   - Holding a Spanish master's degree: EUR 548

   - Holding a foreign master's degree: EUR 766*

Second and successive academic year: EUR 548

* Students holding a foreign master's degree must bear the cost of the academic fee for university graduates from foreign educational systems (only the first academic year). This fee was EUR 218.15 for the academic year 2019-2020.

Study options and program duration

Either full-time (3 years) or part-time (5 years).

Candidates need to pre-enroll. In case this pre-enrollment is successful, candidates are notified and have to register.

- Pre-enrolment should be done during the period 08/JUL/2020-02/NOV/2020. Even if the regular academic year starts the 01/SEP/2020, the administrative procedures (and the incorporations) can take place until the 02/NOV/2020.

- Pre-enrolment should be done by following this procedure: http://www.doctor.urv.cat/en/prospective-students/admission.

- Registration can be formalized here (only for successfully pre-enrolled candidates): http://www.doctor.urv.cat/en/prospective-students/admission/matricula.

For any questions about the PhD program, please send us an e-mail to lourdes.rofin@urv.cat.

Supplementary information.

The general objectives of the PhD program in Economics and Business are:

- To incorporate the doctoral students in a research group.

- To broaden the students' abilities so that they can specialize intensively in the research lines defined by the program.

- To foster initiative in undertaking research projects with the methodology and the scientific principles of the research line in which they are working.

- To promote the acquisition of general skills related to individual and group work, participation in research projects, management of databases and bibliographic resources, etc.

- The ultimate purpose is to produce successful doctoral disserta

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Start Date

End Date

Program Duration

36 Months

Application Deadline

Type

Phd programs

Study Options

Full Time

Fees

Regular fees: 548 EUR

International Fees : 766 EUR

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Faculty of Economics and Business, Av. de la Universitat 1

43204 Reus , Spain