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PhD in Finance

ISCTE-IUL Business School
at least 3 year
Doctorate / PhD

Program Description

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.

Admission requirements

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.

ISCTE-IUL Business School

ISCTE-IUL Business School

Management, Business and Beaches in Portugal

IBS is the Business School of ISCTE - Lisbon University Institute, a public institution founded in 1972.  As a leading Portuguese Business School with a growing international reputation, their goal is to contribute to the advancement of management by offering...

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Location & accommodation

Lisbon, Portugal

Living in Sunny Lisbon

ISCTE-IUL Business School is located in the heart of Lisbon, Portugal. It is Europe's sunniest, safest cities with affordable living. Lisbon is famous for its beaches, waves for surfing and it´s cultural that integrates the old traditions and styles with the new traditions of modern city-living. Students studying in Lisbon will receive the full culture experience of the beaches, nightlife, portoguese...

Contact information for ISCTE-IUL Business School

ISCTE-IUL Business School

Ala Autónoma – office 241, Avenida das Forças Armadas
1649-026 Lisboa

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