Aalto University was created in 2010 as an outcome of a high-profile merger between three leading universities in Finland - the Helsinki School of Economics, the Helsinki University of Technology and the University of Art and Design Helsinki. Aalto University School of Business is the leading business school in Finland. Finland is consistently ranked highly in quality-of-life studies. It is the best country in the world according to a Newsweek 2010 study. Helsinki is the 8th most livable city in the world according to a 2015 report by Monocle Magazine and is 10th in the Economist Intelligence Unit livability ranking 2015.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The Doctoral Program at Aalto University School of Business is intended for the candidates of excellent academic background motivated in pursuing a full-time doctoral program and producing research of the highest international level. The School commits to providing funding for at least the first two years for accepted Doctoral Candidates who proceed successfully with their doctoral studies and research. Historically, all successful Finance PhD students have received funding throughout the Doctoral program.
The ultimate test of any PhD program is its placement record. Here the track record of Aalto Finance PhDs is excellent. Our academic placements are London Business School, Imperial College Business School, Catholic University of Lisbon and Luxembourg School of Finance. The Aalto Finance PhD program provides a solid basis for starting an international academic career.
For further details on admission criteria and detailed instructions how to apply, please visit the web page: https://into.aalto.fi/display/endoctoralbiz/Applying+for+doctoral+studies
Applications will be evaluated by academic departments based on previous academic performance, research potential, motivation, performance in standardized tests, and references. Candidates must be available for a potential interview. The Dean decides on admissions based on departmental assessments.