Fully funded PKU Guanghua PhD Program

Guanghua’s International PhD Program (iPhD) aims to educate and develop outstanding scholars with a demonstrated capacity for conducting high-quality scientific research to advance the fields of economics and management. The Chinese practices in economic and social development and China’s unique institutional setting provide rich opportunities for aspiring academics to research on first-order issues in economics and Management, and generate novel insights, ideas and knowledge. The full-time program can be completed entirely in English, including both required coursework and doctoral dissertations.

Our research fields include:

  • Accounting
  • Business Statistics
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Management Science and Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Strategy

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Who We Are Looking For:

At Guanghua, we are looking for research-oriented and highly motivated candidates with the aptitude and ambition to thrive in our PhD Program. Competitive applicants should have intellectual curiosity, an outstanding academic record, strong references, a clear interest in pursuing an academic career at a university or a research-oriented institution.

Fully Funded:

For admitted applicants, Guanghua will cover full tuition fees, provide on-campus housing and provide a monthly stipend. Supplemental scholarships providing additional support to particularly outstanding students are also available based on demonstrated academic excellence and potentials.

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Info Session and Events

We are glad to share the recording link of our info session with Guanghua faculty and alum for prospective students who are planning to pursue a Ph.D. Degree in China/the Asia region to learn more about the program.


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Application Timeline

Application Period for 2022 Intake: Oct 2021 – Feb 2022

Classes Begin: Aug 2022

Early Admissions for 2023 and 2024 Intake: Early Admissions is a program open only to Undergraduate or Graduate students who will graduate in 2023 or 2024. If you have questions concerning eligibility, please reach out to us to get personal admissions support.

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