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Economics, Doctorate


180 ECTS - Doctoral

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The Faculty of Economics, part of the School of Social Sciences, offers a PhD program in Economics and related areas, primarily based on independent research by a doctoral candidate under the supervision of one or more faculty members.

About the Studies

No less than 180 credits are required for the PhD degree, requiring three years of full time study. The doctoral programme is primarily based on the doctoral candidate's independent research, culminating in the dissertation. However, the candidate's advisor and/or Graduate Studies Committee may require the candidate to take courses in addition to the research. 

Admission requirements

Graduate studies

MS degree in Economics or equivalent qualification with good grades.

Contact us

Student and Teaching Service at the School of Social Sciences

Gimli, Sæmundargata
102 Reykjavík, Iceland
Open weekdays 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Tel. +354 525 4500