Finance, Ph.D. | Stockholm School of Economics | Stockholm, Sweden
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About

The PhD Program in Finance (240 ECTS) follows the standard US format: rigorous coursework in the first two years, and independent work on research projects that will make up the doctoral dissertation in the remaining years.

Overview

Teaching experience is an integral part of the PhD Program in Finance from Stockholm School of Economics, and doctoral students are strongly encouraged to do some teaching from the second year. Successful completion of teaching entitles to a fifth year in the program.

A specially designed course program, the Stockholm Doctoral Course Program in Economics, Econometrics and Finance (SDPE), is organized by SSE jointly with Stockholm University for our doctoral students in Economics and Finance.

A dissertation from this program typically consists of several essays in one or several fields of financial economics, which are expected to be suitable for publication in international scientific journals – the main channel for communicating research results. A strong track record of placing our graduates in leading academic institutions around the world reflects the strengths of the program and the dedication of our faculty to support our doctoral students.

We have specialized research areas in:

  • Asset Pricing and Financial Econometrics
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Corporate Finance and Contract Theory
  • Derivatives and Risk Management
  • Household Finance
  • Law and Finance and Corporate Governance
  • Market Microstructure
  • Mathematical Finance
  • Real Estate

Accreditation

EQUIS

Programme Structure

YEAR 1

SDPE mandatory courses (45 ECTS):
  • Microeconomics I
  • Microeconomics II
  • Mathematics I
  • Mathematics II
  • Econometrics I
  • Econometrics II

Mandatory Finance course (15 ECTS):

  • Theoretical Corporate Finance
  • Theoretical Asset Pricing

YEAR 2

Mandatory Finance courses (22.5 ECTS): 

  • Empirical Asset Pricing
  • Empirical Corporate Finance
  • Topics in Finance

Elective Finance courses (22.5 ECTS)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

240 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A university level degree and one year of Master level studies or the equivalent.
  • At least three semesters of economics or finance courses (90 ECTS) including a thesis worth at least 15 ECTS
  • GRE test
  • Proof of proficiency in English
  • Motivation & supporting attachments

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 SEK per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 SEK per year during 48 months.

All admitted students receive a scholarship from the SSE, and are guaranteed funding throughout the PhD program.

Living costs for Stockholm

9668 - 17248 SEK /month
Living costs

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

Funding

All admitted PhD students receive a scholarship from the SSE, and are guaranteed funding throughout the PhD program, conditional upon satisfactory performance as determined by the faculty. The current scholarship amount is SEK 21 000 per month.

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Finance.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available

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