PhD Programs

A PhD, or Doctor of Philosophy, is a postgraduate degree conferred by universities. It is the top academic degree available in a field.

The completion of a PhD can result in significantly improved career prospects. Students or professionals interested in leadership, academia, consulting, research and entrepreneurship, a PhD degree can offer an advantage or a required qualification.

Many universities around the world offer PhD programs. It is common for students to specialize in a field such as Business, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Medicine, Sustainability, Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, etc.

The variety of different PhD programs can be overwhelming - don't let it stop you! Start your search by looking at the most popular PhD degrees listed below.

Newly added PhDs

Goizueta Business School

PhD Program in Business

December 12, 2018
We believe hands-on research collaboration between students and faculty is critical in the education of new scholars. It's through collaborative research you'll learn how to transform abstract theoretical questions into workable projects that are publishable in major journals.

Xiamen University - Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics

Doctor in Economics

December 3, 2018
The international doctoral programs in economics and finance at WISE & SOE, XMU are designed to attract international students with clear academic interests and motivations, who would like to carry out their master and/or doctoral studies in China.

Kaunas University of Technology

PhD in Physics (Physical Sciences)

December 2, 2018
KTU and the University of Southern Denmark (Denmark) joint doctoral programme in the field of physics provides competencies and knowledge in the areas of condensed matter, interaction of radiation and matter, optical spectroscopy; the programme offers a wide range of topics and general experimental and theoretical research in the areas of meso, micro… [+] and nanostructures, photonic structures, including their formation, analysis and application in plasmonics, biosensors and alternative energy. Research involves the use of new functional materials, modern technologies (electron-beam lithography, reactive plasma etching, and holographic lithography) and progressive research methods (spectroscopic ellipsometry, Raman scattering, Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy, ultra-rapid process spectroscopy, etc.). Students of this programme have the possibility to acquire a double doctor degree at Shizuoka University (Japan). [-]