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Economics, Doctorate

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #242 (QS) Paris, France
The PhD in Economics at Sciences Po, supported by the Department of Economics, is now one of the very best European programs, as reflected by the recent recruitment of our students by top universities.
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Overview

The PhD program in economics trains top economists who seek to pursue university and academic careers in France or abroad, as well as careers requiring high-level doctoral training: in international organizations, think tanks, research institutions, government agencies, banks, and insurance companies.   Students seeking to pursue an international academic career are supported throughout the job market process. Many oral and written communication skills trainings are offered and members of the department of economics help prepare students for interviews and seminars.  

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

During the three years devoted to the dissertation, PhD students are hosted by the Department of Economics and can pursue study abroad at partner international universities such as Princeton University, the University of Chicago and the London School of Economics.The department organizes an internal seminar at which students are invited to make presentations. They may also attend the department’s various other seminars.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    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

The PhD application is open to students with a Master's degree, a postgraduate degree (Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies - DEA) or an equivalent degree.  There must be a fit between the candidate's university studies and the discipline of the requested doctoral programme.  For the record, the IEP awards PhDs in law, history, political science, economics, and sociology. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    380 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 380 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    380 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 380 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Paris

  • 1195 - 1780 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Tuition Fees

For all students admitted to the PhD programme at the “Thesis” level, the annual fee for the 2016/2017 academic year is 391 euros, irrespective of tax residency.

In order to make Sciences Po accessible to all to promote academic success, Sciences Po offers many types of financial aid.

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