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Hanken PhD Program

Hanken School of Economics
Program overview
Length: 4 years
Study pace: Full time
Education level: Doctorate / PhD
Start dates
January  (English)
August  (English)
August  (English)
January  (English)

Description of Hanken PhD Program

PhD studies in management and business

Hanken Students - PhD ProgramHanken School of Economics has PhD studies that lead to an internationally recognized doctorate degree. Hanken is a research intensive business school and as such can offer PhD students a stimulating research environment where they can work in close cooperation with experienced researchers, industry partners, and an international academic and research community.

The Hanken PhD Program consist of 4-year doctoral studies, where students have access to many courses, workshops, and conferences that take place in Finland and around the world.

PhD students at Hanken School of Economics can major their PhD in management and business related subjects such as accounting, commercial law, economics, finance, management, marketing, supply chain management, statistics, and information systems science.

Admission requirements

Students wishing to apply for the Hanken PhD program are required to:

  • Have a research based master’s degree with good grades from a recognized university
  • Decide on a major subject for their PhD studies before applying
  • Complete a GMAT or GRE test
  • Have proficiency in English
  • Complete a research proposal
Students are required to have profficiency in English proved by any of the following English language tests: IELTS, TOEFL, CPE, PTE Academic.

For more information on the requirements and the application process for Doctorate studies at Hanken School of Economics, please complete a request form.

This program has an IELTS English language proficiency requirement. For more information about IELTS or to book a test, click below:

Tuition & fees

University education in Finland, including the Hanken PhD Programme, is free of charge. In addition to this you have good possibilities to get full-time funding for your doctoral studies. For more information on the funding of your PhD studies, please complete a request form.

Hanken School of Economics

Hanken School of Economics

Nordic excellence in business education

Hanken School of Economics in Finland has over a hundred years of experience in business and management education. This business school draws from the world class levels of education and innovation in Finland to deliver excellent and internationally accredited business...

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Location & accommodation

Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki, Finland

Finland offers the benefits of a modern educational system, which is internationally recognized as being very high standard as well as sporting unspoiled natural resources and an interesting historical heritage. The geographical position of Finland inbetween western and eastern Europe, has influenced the cultural expression. Today, Finland offers visitors a mixture between tradition and cutting-edge...

Contact information for Hanken School of Economics

Hanken School of Economics

Arkadiagatan 22
00101 Helsinki

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