How to Apply?

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There is one application round per year to the Hanken PhD Programme.

Applying to Hanken PhD Programme


The application period for studies beginning in September 2022 is:

  • 1st December 2021- 19th January 2022 (at 15:00 Finnish time)


The application is made electronically. Before applying, please read the instructions carefully and remember to upload all the mandatory enclosures.

Please apply by clicking here.



Further information

General Information on the Application Rounds

The application form and the mandatory enclosures must be submitted electronically by uploading them to the application form online.

Applicants who have not yet graduated by the closure of the application period, can apply without a final degree certificate. For these applicants the deadline for supplementing their application with a final degree certificate and final transcript of records will be July 31, 2022 in case they get admitted as doctoral students.

NB! Admitted students need to send hard copies of their educational documents that are officially certified and follow country specific requirements. The hard copies of the educational documents are to be delivered to the address below as soon as possible, but no later than 1 month after the admission decision. You will be notified of the exact deadline in the admission letter.

By regular mail:

Hanken School of Economics

PhD Programme Coordinator

P.O. Box 479

00101 Helsinki



By courier mail:

Hanken School of Economics

PhD Programme Coordinator
Arkadiankatu 22

00100 Helsinki



Our online information is updated for each application round. Possible corrections or specifications made during the application round will be posted on this page.