Welcome to Zurich Graduate School of Economics (Zurich GSE), the doctoral (PhD) program of the Department of Economics at the University of Zurich. Established in 2009, it now offers one of the leading European PhD programs in Economics. The Zurich GSE is highly selective and attracts both Swiss and international students with excellent qualifications and promise for successful independent research. Between 12 and 15 students are admitted to the program every year.
The Zurich GSE offers two years of PhD coursework, taught in English by leading academics, and a world-class research infrastructure.