Information on Ph.D. Studies

Ph.D. studies at the University of St.Gallen prepare you for an academic career or research-based occupation in an applied field.

To achieve this, you sharpen your vital methodological skills during the coursework and research phase and expand on them while your Ph.D. thesis.

Our six schools offer a total of seven Ph.D. programmes.

  • Ph.D. in Management (PMA)
  • Ph.D. in Economics and Econometrics (PEcon)
  • Ph.D. in Finance (PiF)
  • Ph.D. in International Affairs and Political Economy (DIA) 
  • Ph.D. in Organization Studies and Cultural Theory (DOK) 
  • Ph.D. in Law (DLS)
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science (DCS)

Our university’s federal structure and division of competencies allow us to shape the content and progress of the programmes for our various schools and their Ph.D. students.

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