Deadlines and Selection Process
We offer up to four positions in our PhD program in Finance. Positions usually start in the fall (September).
Application period for positions starting in the fall 2020
- Application period opens: November 1, 2019 (2:00pm CET – Central European Time ).
- Deadline for applications: January 31, 2020 (11:59pm PST – Pacific Standard Time).
VGSF faculty will evaluate all complete applications received by December 8, 2019 (11:59pm PST – Pacific Standard Time) and may make a first round of admission offers at this time. VGSF will make a second round of offers after the application deadline.
Step I: Selection
The admission committee, which includes VGSF faculty members, evaluates all complete applications. The best applicants are invited for an interview (in person or via skype).
Step II: Admission offer
The admission committee determines a final ranking of applications and sends admission offers. Candidates are also invited to the VGSF Welcome Day, where they can visit the campus and meet faculty and students (March or April).
Step III: Admission confirmation
When the admission offer has been accepted, the successful applicants will receive a confirmation of admission.