Ph.D. in Economics and Finance


Clearing the way to your future

Deciding to pursue a PhD is a big commitment and an investment in your future. At Nova SBE we know the importance of equal opportunities and want to make sure that no student is excluded from higher education due to financial restrictions. 

Nova SBE offers fellowships and job opportunities with partners to make your PhD as straightforward as possible.



The fees are 3000 euros per academic year (1500 each semester). 

Fees may be reduced up to 90 %, depending on the academic merit of the candidate.  Academic merit is defined through analysis of performance relative to the program requirements for each year.

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Nova SBE Research Fellowship funded by Foundation for Science and Technology [Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia] (FCT)

Every year Nova SBE offers fellowships funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) to their best candidates selected to start a PhD program the following academic year. The fellowship grants candidates with a living stipend of 1064€, and covers 2750€ of fees, per academic year.

To be eligible, applicants must apply for a PhD position within our program and include the documents requested by the FCT. All candidates with foreign degrees must have them recognized in Portugal and with their final grade converted to the national scale. For more information on this process, visit the DGES website.

Information about the application documents for the FCT scholarship can be found on the call for applications.

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Clear all your doubts

Your future career waits at Nova SBE. Let us help you pursue your dreams. The Research Office is glad to answer all your questions about the experience of studying in a Ph.D. program at Nova School of Business & Economics.

Monday to Friday, from 9:30am-1pm 

Phone: (+351) 213 801 640