PhD Scholarships in Finance - Vienna Graduate School of Finance

Страна: Австрия;

Дедлайн: 08.01.2013



The Vienna Graduate School of Finance is a center of excellence in finance, located in Vienna, Austria. Its main activities are academic research andPhD educationVGSF faculty members are very well connected in the international finance community. Leading scholars are regularly invited to teach courses and present their papers in the research seminar. We offer a stimulating learning and research environment and financial support to outstanding students from around the world. Our graduates can look forward to a rewarding career at leading academic institutions.

Date: the academic year 2014/2015

Deadline: January 8, 2014 (14:00, CET)

Open to: applicants with a relevant Master's program or a relevant equivalent degree program

Admission requirements:

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 2013/14 will be announced in due time. Most likely it will begin on December 1, 2012 (14:00, CET) and end on January 9, 2013 (14:00, CET). Only applications submitted within this period can be accepted. 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 around the end of February or early March. Applicants will be given sufficient advance notice by e-mail about 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.

Online application (overview):

All information provided in the online application must be correct and complete. In case you need to make any important subsequent corrections please contact

Do not submit more than one application. If we receive two or more applications from the same person, we will not consider any of them.

All correspondence will be made via e-mail using the e-mail address you have specified for the login to the online application tool. Please check your e-mails regularly and keep your mailbox ready to receive.

Applicants who will finish their Master studies after the deadline but before June 2013 are welcome to apply as well.