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Economics and Business Economics

Research facilities:

The Department of Economics and Business Economics is host to numerous research centres, among which CREATES (Center for Research in Econometric Analysis of Time Series) calls for special mention. Founded in 2007 it is a Center of Excellence funded by the Danish National Research Foundation and it offers excellent research facilities for PhD students in time series and financial econometrics. More information about our research groups and centres can be found at our website.


Graduates of the PhD programme in Economics and Business Economics find employment in both public and private enterprises. Among others, graduates have obtained employment at University of London, Stockholm School of Economics, University of Greenwich, Nanjing University, University of Aarhus, University of Copenhagen, University of Gothenburg, Copenhagen Business School, McKinsey and Company, PricewaterhouseCoopers, London Economics, Dong Energy, Vestas, Terma, ATP, Danske Markets, Nykredit, Barclays Capital, Bank of America Merill Lynch, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Central Bank of Denmark, Bank of England and Central Bank of Iceland.

Geographic location:

PhD students enrolled in our programme will be located at the Department of Economics and Business Economics at Campus Fuglesangs Allé, Aarhus.

National and international cooperation:

The programme cooperates with other Danish PhD programmes in economics and finance through the network Danish Graduate Programme in Economics (DGPE). The main purposes of this network is to offer specialised field courses to the PhD students; also the network organises annual workshops for the PhD students in the participating programmes.

The programme is part of the Nordic Network in Economics (NNE) and the Nordic Finance Network (NFN). The purpose of these networks is to offer field courses in economics and finance across the Nordic countries.

Approx. number of PhD students:


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Revised 13.11.2017