The doctoral program in Finance is targeted towards the pursuit of academic excellence. The program covers a wide range of subjects including Asset Pricing, Financial Economics, Financial Econometrics, Corporate Finance, and Mathematical Finance. Applicants should have a strong interest in research and the desire to pursue an academic career or to continue their career doing research in Finance within the public or private sector.
The program is part of the Swiss Finance Institute PhD program for the Léman area. The program enrolls 10 to 15 students per year selected from a pool of over 200 applicants. Over the last few years, these students have been placed either in the industry or in premier academic institutions such as Boston University (USA), Carnegie Mellon University (USA), Duke University (USA), HEC Paris (France), the London School of Economics (UK), or the University of Rochester (USA).