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Ph.D. On Campus

Economics and Finance

University of Luxembourg

36 months
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The Economics and Finance programme of the University of Luxembourg aims at providing doctoral candidates with a high-caliber research environment meeting the standards of the best universities in Europe and North America. The doctoral candidates will focus on developing their ability to cope with new, original research questions and address them with up-to-date quantitative tools and methods.

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The objective of the Economics and Finance programme of the University of Luxembourg is to train highly skilled professionals and to contribute to the dissemination and advancement of knowledge in economics and finance.

Key facts

Through the collaboration of the School’s researchers with private partners as well as local and international public institutions, the doctoral candidates will have the opportunity to exchange with external experts and organizations.

The interdisciplinary nature of the School offers candidates a rich training environment and diversity of research topics, as well as a better opportunity of academic and professional placement within and outside Europe. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Using the internet as a data source for social science
  • The macroeconomics of automation artificial intelligence and digitization,
  • The Economics of urban Sprawl
  • Matlab for financial modeling
  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics part II

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Obtain the Master of Science in Quantitative Economics and Finance at the University of Luxembourg with “recommendation for PhD”, an equivalent Master degree in Quantitative Economics and/or Finance. 
  • Or complete equivalent research master courses in other programmes. Access is granted on a case by case basis to students having completed a similar degree from another institution with honour, possibly with the requirement of taking additional Master courses. Equivalence shall be checked by the DSEF PhD Admission Committee.
  • Research project
  • PhD supervisor at DSEF
  • Funding
  • Motivation letter
  • Two reference letters
  • Command of English

Living costs for Luxembourg

1212 - 2069 EUR /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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