The Doctoral Programme in Quantitative Economics and Finance at the Department of Economics of the University of Konstanz, Germany, offers scholarships to applicants with an outstanding Master`s degree or a German "Diplom" in economics, business economics, mathematics or related fields.
The three-year programme gives students a firm background in the newest theoretical concepts and quantitative methods of economics and finance, in order to gain the skills needed to write a doctoral thesis in line with the highest internationally recognised standards. Aside from training in economic theory and econometrics, which provides the tools to undertake research in a wide range of fields, students acquire expertise in the main research fields of the department, e.g. finance, labour economics, public economics and behavioural economics.
This programme offers the benefits of an American Ph.D. programme with a well-structured curriculum. This enables students to progress quickly towards their thesis topic and their own research interests. The programme takes care to provide the active involvement of supervising professors, special doctoral seminars and the opportunity to complete research papers. The entire programme is conducted in English. Graduates are prepared for leading positions in academic institutions, industry, the financial sector and government departments.
Application deadline for admission in October 2011: 15th July 2011.
The Department of Economics at the University of Konstanz is one of the premier departments of its kind in Germany. The University of Konstanz is one of the nine Universities of Excellence in Germany.
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