PhD Studies

PhD students talking in auditorium
Information about the PhD Programme in Supply Chain Management and Social Responsibility

Those who have completed a university level Master's degree can apply to Hanken for doctoral studies. Doctoral students may study for the degree Doctor of Science (Economics and Business Administration) or for the degree Doctor of Philosophy.

Admission to Hanken's doctoral program takes place once a year. PhD students are admitted to the subject depending on the supervisor capacity. We recommend people with an interest in our doctoral program to investigate the supervisors' research interests and profiles via the research portal Haris or the HUMLOG Institute's website. Please contact a potential supervisor in advance.

Hanken is a member of several Finnish Graduate Schools and is involved in active collaboration with international networks and other universities. This guarantees the availability of a wide range of courses and other scholarly activities to our students. The subject also has good national and international contacts. International research collaboration and exchange is especially encouraged.

  • 240 ECTS, 4 years
  • Language: English
  • Degree: Doctor of Economics and Business Administration / Doctor of Philosophy
  • Place: Helsinki

The studies leading to a PhD degree require four years of full-time study, of which approximately one year consists of course work. The thesis project constitutes the remaining part of the degree and is carried out under active supervision.