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Berlin Doctoral Program in Economics and Management Science (BDPEMS), Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
University rank #120 (QS) ,
The Berlin Doctoral Program in Economics and Management Science (BDPEMS) from Humboldt University Berlin attracts exceptional young academics by offering a research oriented course program, close student-faculty interaction, and excellent research opportunities. 

About

The Berlin Doctoral Program in Economics and Management Science (BDPEMS) from Humboldt University Berlin offers a broad curriculum from different areas of economics, finance, and management science.

Key facts:

  • The main goal of the program is to train its students in conducting internationally competitive research, to generate a productive research environment, and, in doing so, to provide the basis for a successful career in academia or in other research-oriented professions.
  • After graduation our students are looking forward to internationally renowed careers in academia, research departments and businesses across the world.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Econometric Methods
  • Econometrics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Management Science
  • Microeconomics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    95

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Motivation letter (max. 2 pages): this should state your motivation for applying to the program and should include a short outline of your major research interests;
  • Detailed curriculum vitae (without photograph);
  • Copies of academic transcripts and other certificates;
  • GRE scores (institution code 0096);
  • For business applications, GMAT scores (see FAQs for more information); and
  • IELTS or TOEFL scores, if applicable

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 60 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • The program does not charge tuition fees at present. The universities charge an enrollment fee of approximately 280 Euro per semester.

Living costs for Berlin

  • 836 - 1340 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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