PhD Scholarships in Finance - Vienna Graduate School of Finance, Austria

Country: Austria;

Deadline: 08.01.2012


Special conditions: The following requirements have to be met in order to be admitted to the PhD Program in Finance: • Successful completion of a relevant Master's program or a relevant equivalent degree program at a recognized Austrian or foreign post-secondary institution of education (according to § 64 (4) of the Universities Act 2002) • Proficiency in financial economics • Proficiency in mathematics and/or statistics • Adequate English proficiency • Achievement potential


Application deadline:

The online application period for the academic year 2012/13 will be announced in due time. Most likely it will begin on December 1, 2011 (14:00, CET) and end on January 8, 2012 (14:00, CET). Only applications submitted within this period can be accepted.
Scholarship / Financial aid: 1800 Euros gross per month

Date: the academic year 2012/2013

Deadline: January 8, 2012 (14:00, CET)

Open to: applicants with a Master degree

Please note that only complete applications with all the required documents can be considered.

Admission procedure:

Complete applications which meet all formal admission requirements will be evaluated by the admission committee. Based on this evaluation the best applicants will be selected and will be invited for an interview. Interviews will take place during March. Exact dates will be announced in due time. Applicants will be given sufficient advance notice by email of the date, time and location of the interview.

Based on all available evidence the admission committee will determine a final ranking of applications. The applicants at the top of the ranking list will be given an admission offer, in terms of a written notice of the applicant’s acceptance into the program. To claim his/her place in the program, the applicant must confirm the admission offer in writing within 10 days of receipt.

If the applicant accepts the admission offer she/he will receive the admission confirmation. The admission confirmation has to be presented at the time of enrollment together with the required original documents.


The online application for the academic year 2012/2013 will be announced in due time. Most likely it will begin on December 1, 2011 (14:00, CET) and end on January 8, 2012 (14:00, CET).

In case you are interested to apply we suggest to carefully read all the information necessary in order to properly prepare your application.

Further information about the program can be found at curriculum and frequently asked questions. For all remaining questions please contact

Financial Support

The financial support is about 1800 Euros gross per month. After deducting insurance, tax, etc. it is about 1300 Euros. It is enough to cover the living costs in Vienna, such that students can concentrate on their studies.

For the online application please visit the official website.


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