Applicants should hold a Master’s degree diploma in Economics, Finance, or other related fields and should have a good level of competence in English. If you don’t have a Master’s degree but expect to obtain it within the year, your application can also be considered.
Applicants should hold a Master’s. Your degree can be in any field (e.g., the sciences, arts, and humanities). Still, if you do not have previous coursework in business studies, your supervisor may require additional coursework (at Nova SBE or elsewhere). If you don’t have a Master’s degree but expect to obtain it within the year, your application can also be considered.
Step 1: selection
The admission committee evaluates all complete applications. The best applicants may be invited for an interview that can be conducted by phone if necessary.
Step 2: admission offer
The admission committee determines a final ranking. Best applicants receive admission offers. Applicants will be notified regarding final decisions by email in mid-April.
Step 3: admission confirmation
When the admission offer is accepted, the successful candidate starts its enrolling procedure.
Nova SBE PhD programs are highly competitive and prepare candidates for an academic career. Please read the eligibility criteria and documentation requirements carefully.
Nova SBE offers research fellowships funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia - FCT [Foundation for Science and Technology] to best candidates. To be eligible, candidates should provide the documentation listed below.
All documents submitted should be in English.
Documents for general admission (see next point for document required for FCT fellowship)
Document required for FCT fellowship (in addition to documents for general admission)
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Applicants who submitted their application can expect a decision by the end of March.
Until then, if you have questions, please contact our PhD Program Manager via email@example.com or by phone +351 213 801 64.