University of Geneva

Ph.D. On Campus
60 months
926 EUR/year
926 EUR/year
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Econometrics from University of Geneva is awarded on the basis of a thesis in theoretical as well as applied econometrics, generally in the form of three scientific articles, evaluated by a jury composed of internal and external examiners. 


At Econometrics from University of Geneva at least one of the three papers should be a methodological/theoretical one preferably with an empirical illustration and the others can be theoretical or applied with a strong methodological component.

Students at Econometrics from University of Geneva will:

  • gain high-quality education for an academic career in the field of econometrics
  • benefit from their close interaction with the faculty, dedicated PhD classes and research seminars, and regular brown bag talks with renowned visiting scholars. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Economics Workshop 
  • Advanced Statistical Inference 
  • Generalized Linear and Additive Models 
  • Financial Econometrics 
  • Advanced Development Macroeconomics
  • Advanced International 
  • Advanced International Macroeconomics 
  • The Microeconomics of International Migration 
  • International Finance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It 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.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • motivation letter;
  • CV;
  • copy of relevant diplomas;
  • official exam transcripts from bachelor and masters;
  • copy of your official GRE score report containing the Quantitative Reasoning score from the GRE General Test;
  • two to three academic reference letters (to be sent directly by the referees to;

Tuition Fee

  • International

    926 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 463 EUR per semester and a duration of 60 months.
  • EU/EEA

    926 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 463 EUR per semester and a duration of 60 months.

CHF 500.- per semester


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