PhD Programme – University of Copenhagen

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PhD Programme in Economics

The PhD programme in Economics is an advanced education in research, aiming at bringing the student to the international research frontier, and at developing the student’s ability to create research contributions. The PhD programme is part of the Copenhagen Graduate School in Social Sciences.

The PhD programme consists of a course-work part and a research part, a research project on a specific topic. During the first part of the programme, the student attends advanced courses. The study is completed by the thesis, which is an independent piece of work containing research contributions at the international level.