PhD Programme

The Department of Business Studies conducts research in the following areas: Accounting and Finance, Entrepreneurship, International Business, Marketing, Organisation and Management.

PhD studies comprise of four years of full-time study and leads to a doctoral degree. The PhD studies consists of a number of courses (90 academic credits) and research for the doctoral thesis (150 academic credits), a total of 240 academic credits. 

Programme structure

What are the career prospects? 

The PhD Programme aims to provide excellent scholarly training. PhD's hold positions as researchers and academics in Sweden and abroad at various universities and Business Schools. There are also opportunities to work outside of academia. In recent years, graduates from the PhD Programme have been offered positions in the Business Community and with various NGOs, the media and authorities.

Application and admission

A PhD position in collaboration between the Department of Business Studies and the Department of law has now been announced. The last day to apply is 2023-03-01.  You can find the announcement and apply to this at Jobs and vacancies at Uppsala University. You can find more detailed information in the job announcement.

Next time there will be other PhD positions in Business studies announced will probably be from early March, with the application deadline 31 March. These applications are processed separately by an evaluation committee consisting of Department supervisors. The most qualified applicants are called to an interview. The PhD Programme starts 1 September.

More information about how to apply

Research Schools
Last modified: 2022-12-09