Economics and Econometrics, Ph.D. | University of St. Gallen (HSG) | Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
60 months
Duration
2158 CHF/year
1258 CHF/year
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About

The Graduate Programme in Economics and Finance (GPEF) at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) trains students to achieve academic excellence in the area of Economics and Econometrics with a particular focus on policy relevant theoretical and empirical research.

Overview

Why GPEF?

The Graduate Programme in Economics and Finance offers a structured Ph.D. programme tailored towards a high-quality and internationally oriented education in economics, econometrics and financial research. The University of St. Gallen (HSG) is one of the most renowned universities in the fields of finance, economics, and business in Europe.

GPEF Economics and Econometrics graduates are regularly selected for very reputable academic and non-academic positions. The GPEF Ph.D. programme provides a solid basis for starting an international academic career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Macroeconomics
  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Microeconometrics
  • Time Series Econometrics
  • Asset Pricing
  • Financial Volatility

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

52 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
160 (quantitative)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
680

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

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

  • You can apply for Ph.D. studies in Economics and Econometrics if you hold a completed equivalent Master's degree in Economics, Finance or Quantitative Methods from a recognised university, or in in another subject area related to the HSG’s School of Economics and Political Sciences.
  • A minimum average grade of 5.00 (not rounded) is required. This is equivalent to a minimum average grade of 2.00 (not rounded) in Germany and Austria.
  • Depending on your previous university degree, additional programme-specific requirements  may be imposed upon admission.
  • Admission to our Ph.D. programmes is not possible with degrees from a University of Applied Sciences (a tertiary education institution without the right to award doctorates) or with an MBA.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2158 CHF/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1079 CHF per semester during 60 months.
  • National

    1258 CHF/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 629 CHF per semester during 60 months.

Living costs for St. Gallen

1540 - 2130 CHF /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Economics and Econometrics.

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 CHF
Deadline
Not specified
Postdoctoral Scholarship
Merit-based

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Swiss Confederation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1920 CHF
Deadline
Not specified
PHD Scholarship
Merit-based

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Swiss Confederation
Location not available
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
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
Merit-based Need-based

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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
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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