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Overview

We offer the PhD in Economics programme in English, leading to the degree conferred by our British partner, The University of Buckingham. The academic focus at IBS is on rigorous academic research to enrich understanding of regional, national, and international economies and to contribute to the set of analytical tools and perspectives that facilitate policymaking in this area.

Programme structure

PhD in Economics students will be encouraged to conduct rigorous academic research to enrich understanding of regional, national, and international economies and to contribute to the set of analytical tools and perspectives that facilitate policymaking in this area.

The PhD in Economics is an advanced research degree during which students undertake supervised but independent research that leads to a thesis of not more than 100,000 words embodying the results of that research. The thesis must demonstrate extended familiarity with and a comprehensive understanding of the subject and the academic literature in the area; show an ability to construct and execute a plan for primary research, including the collection and critical analysis of data; and embody an original contribution to knowledge in the field of economics.

Postgraduate students on our PhD programme will first be enrolled on a Probationary PhD Status. All students enrolled onto the programme will be supported by supervisors who will help them develop a research and writing plan and guide them through the preparation of a formal final research proposal during their first two semesters of study. All research students must also subject their work to an annual progress review. Upon demonstrating satisfactory progress at the Annual Review exam at the end of their first year, which includes successfully defending a feasible research proposal, students are upgraded to Full PhD Status. If students should not be successful at their first Annual Review, they may either be asked to resubmit an amended proposal, have their registration changed to an MPhil (Master of Philosophy) degree or, in extreme cases, have their registration terminated.

Apply now! Fall semester 2019/20
Application deadline
Apr 30, 2019 23:59
Europe/Budapest time
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2019
Apply now! Spring semester 2019/20
Application deadline
Oct 15, 2019 23:59
Europe/Budapest time
Studies commence
Feb 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States