Master students (or holders of an equivalent degree) satisfying the requirements can apply for a doctorate at the Department of Economics. There are several research topics related to the specialization of the different chairs. The Department of Economics has adopted a charter of quality for doctoral students. Students holding a doctorate have the following options: a career in public and/or private sector using a particular expertise or may move into teaching and research in economics.
The doctoral education of the Department of Economics at the University of Fribourg prepares students for careers as economists.
- Standing orders on granting doctorate in economics and social sciences
- Constitutions of the Department of Economics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
- Admission requirements
- Charter of quality for doctoral students
- Factulty of Economics ans Social Sciences: Admission and registration to doctoral studies.
- PhD Seminar
Courses/Seminars in Switzerland or Abroad
The Department of Economics encourages doctoral candidates to participate in external course programs in Switzerland and abroad. In order to accredit external courses, they have to be completed successfully and a written application at the department has to be made. See links bellow for further information.
Doctoral theses are part of international collaborations of each of the chairs. We will promote co-supervision of theses with foreign universities which enable the doctoral student for a better monitoring of her/his work and a network of wider research. For more information please click here.
Swiss national Science Foundation does promote and support doctrants. More information here.
Please respect the deadlines for any research grants. More information here.
If you are interested please contact Mrs. Leila Benguerel, firstname.lastname@example.org, 026 300 71 07.