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Finance

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne

48 months
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About

The doctoral program in Finance is targeted towards the pursuit of academic excellence. The Program covers a wide range of subjects including Asset Pricing, Financial Economics, Financial Econometrics, Corporate Finance and Mathematical Finance.

Overview

Education

  • Applicants should have a strong interest in research and the desire to pursue an academic career or to continue their career doing research in Finance within the public or private sector. This program will be part of the Swiss Finance Institute PhD program for the Léman area (University of Geneva, University of Lausanne and EPFL). This doctoral program enrolls 10 to 15 students per year.
  • The PhD Program in Finance starts with a curriculum of PhD courses. The aim of this intensive course-work is to provide all candidates with a broad and complete education covering the basic building blocks and conceptual tools of finance. Upon admission to the second phase of the program, Swiss Finance Institute PhD students select a thesis topic and choose their thesis advisor within one of the participating universities.
  • Over the last few years, our students have been placed either in the industry or in premier academic institutions such as Carnegie Mellon University (USA), Duke University (USA), the London School of Economics (UK), or the University of Rochester (USA).

Programme Structure

  • The PhD Program in Finance starts with a curriculum of PhD courses. The aim of this intensive course-work is to provide all candidates with a broad and complete education covering the basic building blocks and conceptual tools of finance. Upon admission to the second phase of the program, Swiss Finance Institute PhD students select a thesis topic and choose their thesis advisor within one of the participating universities.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

20 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Generally, candidates should apply to the doctoral program of their choice, by its fixed deadlines. However, programs sometimes also publish specific offers.
  • A first selection phase consists of the evaluation of your application file. Admission being extremely competitive, it is crucial to prepare it very carefully.
  • Your application will be submitted directly to your chosen doctoral program. A committee will evaluate and make a decision on your application, taking into account the research interests and potential thesis directors you indicate.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Lausanne

1609 - 1979 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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