Frankfurt School of Finance & Management is one of Europe’s leading business schools with an internationally recognized reputation for leading research. We are determined to attract the most talented doctoral students in accounting, finance and management and we offer a stimulating academic environment.
Our faculty have placed students at international universities and research institutions, including Technical University of Munich, University of California, WU Vienna, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Georgetown University.
The five year doctoral programme commences with intensive course work (term 1 to 3). Doctoral students focus on research techniques and methods as well as on their chosen area of academic specialization Accounting, Finance or Management.
Furthermore, The Master of Business Research & Analytics (MBRA) is an integrated part of the programme. After the fist two years of the programme Bachelor graduates have the opportunity to receive their Master’s degree while studying and researching in the doctoral programme.
While our primary intention is providing graduates with an ideal platform to enter the world of academia, their research topics are also directly relevant for business and politics. We train our students to develop solutions to complex problems and to develop social and conceptual skills they need to advise others. Our faculty provides high-quality supervision and an exciting state-of-the-art campus environment.
Upon successful completion of studies and research results, Frankfurt School awards a doctoral degree in economics, Doctor rerum politicarum or Dr. rer. pol., the German equivalent to the PhD.
Frankfurt School offers fully-funded study places and a generous monthly stipend for up to five years.