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Learning Opportunity: Doctoral School in Economics and Finance

Doctoral School in Economics and Finance

Course Information

The Doctoral School in Economics and Finance 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.

The two research programs cover the following topics:

  • Economics, focusing on regional development, economic integration, environment policies, international economics, macro finance, macroeconomic growth and dynamics.
  • Finance, focusing on quantitative finance, risk management and financial governance, corporate finance, behavioral finance, law and finance, Islamic finance.

The Ph.D. combines research work and customised courses, enabling the Ph.D. student to acquire advanced academic knowledge and a range of generic skills. The DSEF programme offers specific courses for PhD student.

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The DSEF PhD programme is offered jointly by the Department of Economics (CREA) and the Luxembourg School of Finance (LSF).

Duration Information: 

The time allotted for preparing a doctoral thesis is three years, including the PhD defense. 

An extension may be granted, for a maximum of one additional year, by special dispensation from the University President.

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Admission Procedure: 

If you fulfill the requirements to start a PhD thesis, please fill out /prepare the below DSEF PhD application forms (accessible via internet link below) and the Survey on Adequate Skills via the survey link. Please make sure to complete the Survey, if not your application will not be treated.



200 euros/semester

Provider Information

Provider Name: 
Université du Luxembourg
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University of Luxembourg

Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
Center for Research in Economic Analysis
Luxembourg School of Finance

162A, Av. de la Faïencerie
L-1511 Luxembourg

Administrative Contact:

Roswitha Glorieux
T.: (00352) 46 66 44 5203
email: dsef@uni.lu

Qualifications Awarded

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Qualification Awarded:
Ph.D. degree (Dr.)