PhD Openings in Finance


Université Paris-Dauphine, PSL
PhD openings in Finance

UNIVERSITE PARIS-DAUPHINE invites highly qualified students holding or completing a Master’s degree to apply for PhD admission in the DRM Finance research team. Information about the finance department can be found at and information about the finance research team of DRM is available at .

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Université Paris-Dauphine is a premier University that is well-known for its excellence in research and teaching. It was the first French university to be EQUIS accredited. The University is part of Paris Sciences et Lettres, an excellence research network involving some of the best French academic institutions. It is located in downtown Paris and has a second campus in the business area of La Défense, very close to the west end of central Paris.

ABOUT DRM Finance AND THE PROGRAM: The research interests of our team cover all fields of finance including corporate finance, financial reporting, banking, asset pricing, asset management, market microstructure, financial econometrics, real estate, commodities etc. You can apply for admission in our doctoral program with a project proposal prepared by you in any of those fields. The program structure and course offer are available at Our research center offers a wide range of resources for research (hardware, software, and databases) as well as a stimulating intellectual environment with a very active visiting program of leading scholars from all around the world.

PhD FUNDING AND SCHOLARSHIPS: Enrolment in our PhD program requires documented funding. You can apply as a self-financed student. In that case, you must document your external funding sources. Or you can apply for a 3-year Dauphine PhD scholarship in connection with your application to our program.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should send a vitae, a PhD project, all graduate degree transcripts, and a cover letter stating clearly whether the candidate applies for a Dauphine PhD scholarship (contrat doctoral) and if not, it should provide detailed information on how the candidate will fund their PhD. This application package should be sent to and be submitted online at by 27th May 12am.