48 months
926 EUR/year
926 EUR/year
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Finance from University of Geneva is fully integrated within the Swiss Finance Institute's Ph.D. program. The SFI is a private foundation that Switzerland’s banking and finance community, in cooperation with leading Swiss universities, created in 2006.


At Finance from University of Geneva first year course divided into three semesters (September to June) with a total of ten courses. After completing these, students are evaluated on the basis of their test scores and a summer paper (first paper) prepared under an SFI Professor’s supervision.

Students at Finance from University of Geneva will:

  • gain high-quality education for an academic career in the field of finance
  • 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:

  • Economics, 
  • Financial Economics, 
  • Corporate Finance, 
  • Mathematical Finance,
  • Econometrics. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should hold, or at least receive upon arrival, a master’s degree or its equivalent in a discipline relevant to your study programme, from an accredited university.
  • A thesis proposal should be submitted that describes your research project.
  • All students must have an excellent command of English.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    926 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 463 EUR per semester during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    926 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 463 EUR per semester during 48 months.

CHF 500.- per semester

Living costs for Genève

1925 - 2850 CHF /month
Living costs

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


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