PhD. in Economics
PhD. in Industry Economics
PhD. in Finance
PhD. students can choose one research track from the following three: Economics, Industry Economics and Finance. The length of program is usually 3 years for those who already hold a master degree from an accredited university. The maximum years to graduate are 6 years.
In the first year, students must take 9 compulsory courses and pass the PhD. Qualify Exam to attain qualification for academic research. In the second year, students must study at least 3 elective courses according to his specific concentration and research on a topic to present in the RIEM Academic Seminar. In the spring term of the second year, students must choose his dissertation topic and do an opening report. In the third year, student should finish his dissertation to graduate.