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Economic Sciences

University of Göttingen

36 months
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About

The doctoral programme in Economic Sciences from University of Göttingen, is captured under the umbrella of the Göttingen Graduate School of Social Sciences (GGG). The GGG is responsible for PhD students and supervisors from the social sciences faculties (i.e. Faculty of Law, Faculty of Business and Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences).

Overview

The objective of the Economic Sciences programme at the Faculty of Business and Economics from University of Göttingen, is to prepare students for a successful career in research and teaching as well as in non-academic professions. For this purpose, in addition to academic research such as dissertation work, students develop specialised skills and techniques that demonstrate research-oriented training.

This training prepares students with the ability to understand and apply scientific methods in economic sciences, and master their specialised research field. Graduates will be in the position to build on current theories and methods of economic science.

Features

In addition, the doctoral programme fosters professional skills such as team work and interdisciplinary work. Using these skills, graduates will be able to critically reflect and apply the learned theories and methods to contribute to new scientific knowledge. As such, graduates are trained for leadership positions both within and beyond academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research competencies
  • Subject knowledge 
  • Interdisciplinary and key qualifications 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

20 ECTS

Delivered

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

  • Master's degree or equivalent
  • Eligibilty:
  • Proof of grades (such as a transcript) of bachelor's, master's, or comparable degrees totaling at least 100 ECTS in the field of study that you will be pursuing doctoral studies, or
  • Proof of grades (such as a transcript) of bachelor's, master's, or comparable degrees totaling at least 30 credits in the field of study that you will be pursuing doctoral studies; 
  • Master's degree or equivalent with a grade point average of at least a 2.5 or
  • Proof of suitability and relevancy for the doctoral programme. The suitability should be outlined in the expose.
  • German at the the level of the DSH-2
  • English at the level C1 of the Common European Framework.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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  • EU/EEA

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Göttingen

730 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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