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Fully Funded PhD Scholarships in Finance - Austria

Fully Funded PhD Scholarships in Finance – Austria

  • University of Vienna
  • Fully Funded
  • Austria
  • Finance
  • Any country
  • January 23, 2022

Applications are invited for Full Funded PhD Scholarships in Finance at the University of Vienna, Austria.


We offer fully-funded PhD positions to ambitious and dedicated students who are interested in a challenging and inspirational learning experience in the field of finance. The PhD program is a 5-year, full-time program organized jointly by the University of Vienna and WU Vienna.

Our PhD in Finance is a selective program for excellent students who want to pursue a PhD degree. Admissions are highly selective and competitive. A maximum of four students may enroll each year. Students are selected by the VGSF faculty in a rigorous and thorough process.


The students will be employed by one of the partner universities and receive a gross monthly stipend of approximately € 2,000 (14 times a year), which includes health insurance. Funding is guaranteed for five years subject to satisfactory academic performance.


The Full Funded PhD Scholarships in Finance program is open to students from all countries, provided they hold a master’s degree or equivalent and have sufficient level of formal training. English language proficiency is also required.

  • Successful completion of a master’s program or an equivalent program at a postgraduate institution.
  • Submit a Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) score that is no more than five years old.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate their English proficiency by submitting a valid English test or by holding a degree from an institution where English is the language of instruction.
  • Applicants are expected to submit two recommendation letters supporting your application to the program.
  • Applicants should be strongly motivated to pursue a PhD program in finance. Such motivation will be assessed by your statement of purpose.


For Full Funded PhD Scholarships in Finance, applicants are required to submit:

  • Statement of purpose
  • Degree certificates and official transcripts
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • GMAT or GRE
  • Proof of English competence (only for non-English native speakers) OR Provide us with a letter from your program coordinator confirming that the language of instruction was English.
  • Two Reference Letters