Fully Funded PhD Scholarships in Economics and Business Administration

Fully Funded PhD Scholarships in Economics and Business Administration

NHH Norwegian School of Economics
Fully Funded PhD Scholarships in Economics and Business Administration

Ambitious, creative, analytical? Let a PhD at NHH be your next journey! Explore in depth the field of economics and business administration in an ambitious research environment fostering new ideas, innovation and intriguing new insights.

NHH is looking for talented and highly qualified graduates, and offer international scholarships to the best applicants within the following areas:
– Accounting, Auditing and Law
– Business and Management Science
– Economics
– Finance
– Strategy and Management


Located in Bergen, a beautiful World Heritage City, NHH is renowned for its high academic standards. The school cooperates with 170 universities and business schools in more than 50 countries. We have 3,500 students and over 400 employees.


The PhD Programme at NHH is a four-year fully-funded programme, which combines an intensive course component with research and relevant work experience, preparing the school’s graduates for competitive careers towards national and international academic institutions and industry. Former PhD graduates have been hired by renowned institutions such as University of Oxford, HEC Paris, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of California, RMIT Melbourne, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Norwegian universities and business schools, as well as by the banking and technology industry.

Please visit our website for details about the PhD programme and our research activities. For questions and inquiries, please contact phd@nhh.no

The annual salary for the PhD Research Scholar position is set according to the Norwegian State Salary, which currently is NOK 481 800 (equivalent to approximately EUR 44 420 or USD 52 480). The salary ensures a fair standard of living in Norway and is subject to Norwegian taxes and benefits, including public health care benefits and pension savings.


The applications for NHH’s international PhD scholarships are announced at NHH Vacant Positions (https://www.nhh.no/en/about-nhh/vacant-positions/). Please consult the job announcements for application requirements.

The programme gives preference to applicants who submit relevant research proposals that fit best with the research interests of the department. If applicants are otherwise equally qualified, female applicants will be given preference.

Details on eligibility and submission procedure are specified in the admission requirements of the NHH PhD Programme. For questions and inquiries, please contact phd@nhh.no

Application deadline: 15 January 2021
Qualification type: PhD
Hours: Full Time
Location: Bergen
Funding for: PhD Research Scholars
Funding amount: Annual gross salary 44420 EUR / 52800 USD 

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