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Research plays a central role in the ISCTE Business School's overall activities and IBS faculty members are well-known, active contributors to scientific research who have published widely in a variety of well-known international journals and contributed significantly to the development of the field.
The Ph.D. program in Finance at ISCTE-IUL is a rigorous program designed to train students to produce high quality research. The program is suited to students who want to become faculty members at research universities or who want to lead research departments at financial institutions.
Moreover, this programme is a unique opportunity to obtain a dual degree in Finance (from ISCTE-IUL) and Economics from University of Delware.
The dual PhD programme combines the research expertise in Finance and Economics of two reputed faculties bridging know how, resources and networks that will leverage the training and knowledge of the successful candidates.
Students wishing to study the PhD in Finance programme must meet the following requirements:
- Strong intellectual development, as demonstrated by high academic marks and test scores;
- Knowledge of undergraduate math and basic computer skills;
- Emotional maturity to complete a rigorous program of study;
- Commitment to a career of scholarship and research
The application materials for PhD in Finance programme are the following:
- Application form
- Curriculum vitae
- Two letters of recommendation
- GMAT (ISCTE Business School code - 0964) or GRE score (*)
- TOEFL score(*)
(*) These tests may be waived for some ISCTE students. Please check with the program coordinator in advance.
Degree & diploma
PhD in Finance from ISCTE-IUL
PhD in Economics from University of Delware
Tuition & fees
The tuition fee for the academic year of 2013/14 is 4,000€ per year. Students are expected to pay a minimum of three years of tuition fees.
There are some opportunities for financial support. Portuguese foundation Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia runs a competitive scheme to award scholarships to students.
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