PhD in Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management
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This degree is useful for those who want to pursue an academic career, or who wish to carry out research, as well as for those who want to further their education and to learn the new techniques and scientific practices required for the pursuit of excellence in their professional lives in companies, or private or public institutions.
This course boasts highly qualified professors, particularly in the areas of Actuarial Science, Analysis, Dynamic Systems, Finance Econometrics, Finance Mathematics, Macro and Micro-Econometrics, Operational Research, Statistics, and Time Series.
The research undertaken in ISEG’s research centers provides important support for students in Ph.D. programs.
For the Ph.D. in Mathematics Applied for Economics and Management the host research centers are:
- CEMAPRE – the Centre for Applied Mathematics and Economics. It is a research unit accredited by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) under the Foundation’s Pluri-annual Program for the Funding of Research and Development Units.
- UECE - Research Unit on Complexity and Economics. It is a research unit accredited by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) under the Foundation’s Pluri-annual Program for the Funding of Research and Development Units.
How is the course structured?
The Ph.D. program in Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management is organized into 6 semesters, corresponding to 180 ECTS (credits).
In each semester the doctoral student must complete 30 ECTS, which corresponds to a workload of 800 hours.
Of the 180 ECTS, a total of the cycle of studies, 60 are obtained through a Ph.D. course, which corresponds to the attendance of curricular units - the first year of the program - and the remaining 120 are set aside for research work and the completion of an original dissertation in the field of Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management.
Who is the Ph.D. in Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management for?
The main objective is to support those interested in an academic or research career within the above-mentioned scientific field. It also affords an opportunity to develop new technical and scientific results that may contribute to the improved performance of enterprises and other public or private institutions.