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Asset Management Education - October 15, 2008

EDHEC welcomes its inaugural PhD in Finance class

Chosen from among nearly 100 applicants for the inaugural class of the programme, seventeen doctoral students from fourteen countries began their coursework on EDHEC Business School’s Nice campus this week.

Led by an exceptional team of instructors and dissertation directors, this select group of recent university graduates and experienced professionals will spend three years in a demanding doctoral programme.

The EDHEC PhD in Finance prepares doctoral students for academic careers in top institutions and for the highest responsibilities in the finance industry; during the three years of the programme, PhD candidates will acquire the knowledge and the tools to conduct research that will lead to veritable innovation in finance.

The programme relies on a faculty of specialists in economics and finance that brings together top researchers at EDHEC and affiliate professor from such renowned universities as the University of Chicago, Wharton, Columbia, Princeton, and Duke.

With its residential and executive tracks, its organisation into consolidated weeks, and its e-learning tools, the EDHEC PhD in Finance is designed both for recent university graduates and for established professionals.

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