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


>> Apply for doctoral studies at Turku School of Economics!

Our focus areas of research

At Turku School of Economics, research is conducted at the Departments of Management, Accounting and Finance, Marketing and International Business, and Economics, at the Pori Unit and units at the Centre for Research and Education (CRE) by dozens of research groups and researchers.
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 at our units.


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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