Doctoral Programme of Turku School of Economics

We offer

  • a 4-year doctoral programme
  • an array of disciplines and research fields where to make your doctoral studies
  • the possibility to study full-time or part time in a slower pace
  • the degrees of Doctor of Science in Economics and Business Administration, Doctor of Philosophy and Doctor of Social Sciences

Do you have

  • an original research idea that you can put on paper in form of a convincing research plan
  • a Master's degree with an excellent study record in a relevant field from Finland or abroad
  • the intellectual curiosity and motivation to pursue a research journey of several years

Our focus areas of research

Turku School of Economics is primarily known for four focus areas of expertise:
  • entrepreneurship
  • management control
  • networks in business
  • economic policy and markets

These focus areas together with cross-cutting themes of foresight and responsibility are at the core of research at TSE.  We have a multitude of business disciplines, economics and future studies in our research and teaching portfolio. This multidisciplinary approach forms a solid foundation for both research and education. 

Read more on research at TSE from Profile Areas in Research and On-going research.


Welcome to the University of Turku



 Key figures


​180 active doctoral candidates
12 business and economic disciplines including Futures Studies
10-15 graduated doctors annually


20014 Turun yliopisto, Finland
Tel. +358 29 450 5000

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