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Finance - Dialogue of Scientific Disciplines, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
The Finance - Dialogue of Scientific Disciplines program offered by the Kozminski University provides high-calibre management researchers the chance to work closely with faculty at the forefront of their fields, to be part of a vibrant research community and to benefit from the resources and reputation of the University.


We expect that the students completing the Ph.D. programme will be able to:

  • analyse and formulate relevant research questions, that aim at making significant contributions to their fields of research.    
  • conceptualise and implement with rigor research designs and methodologies that allow to contribute the frontiers of knowledge in their research field
  • effectively and clearly communicate orally and in writing, participate in international conferences, collaborate in international research groups and publish in top journals.
  • to hold positions in leading academic and research institutions, lead research, development and innovation projects in various organizations outside of university.
Kozminski is a school with a vision. Ph.D. candidates enter a diverse environment for creative leadership that challenges their minds and hearts to create a better world. Kozminski is a leader in terms of addressing ethics, sustainability and corporate social responsibility, while exploring philosophical and artistic aspects of managing and leading. Creativity and innovation are at the very heart of Kozminski University Ph.D. programme. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introductory courses module
  • Methods workshops module
  • Research hands-on
  • Discipline topics module
  • Advanced topics research module
  • Data collection 
  • Analysis


Participants must have an interest in research in addition to excellent academic transcripts. The programme is open to graduates from various disciplines (Finance, Economics, Engineering, Psychology, and other disciplines related to finance) that aim to make significant theoretical and methodological contributions to Finance Research.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Applicants to the Kozminski University Ph.D. Programme must hold a Master degree or equivalent and must have a solid knowledge of English.The first step in the selection process is the application file.

Documents to provide:

  • Application 
  • Application form
  • CV
  • Characteristics of the research interest
  • Copies of diplomas and transcript your degrees (Bachelor and Master)- 
  • Photocopy of ID card or passport
  • 1 digital photo and 4 recent passport-size photos
  • Health certificate - candidates from outside the European Union.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Warsaw

  • 2247 - 3800 PLN/month
    Living Costs

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


Grant opportunities can be provided:

  • by the Polish Government 
  • by the government of the country of origin (foreign students), depending on the country.

The National Centre for Research and Development scholarship

Financial aid based on a need and merit may be granted by Kozminski University in the form of scholarships for all doctoral students.

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