The PhD can vary depending on the institution and country in which it is awarded. Most scholars pursue a PhD because of strong motivation to contribute to the academic community as well as true curiosity about their chosen field of study.
Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state and a member state of the European Union. It is located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. Spanish universities regulate access to their own degrees and they fix the academic fees. They can also offer unofficial postgraduate degrees. The capital city Madrid has possibly the largest number of bars per capita of any European city and a very active nightlife.
Top Doctoral Programs in Economic Studies in Spain 2017/2018
The Doctoral Program in Economics and Government aims to train researchers capable of making independent, innovative and significant contributions to scientific knowledge in the field of economics and government. [+]
The Doctoral Program in Statistics and Operational Research is an official interuniversity degree offered jointly by the three public universities of Galicia. Its objective is to train researchers in the area of statistics and operational research, so that they are able to carry out a doctoral thesis and develop a later academic or professional career in that scientific field. [+]
The official program of Interuniversity Doctorate in Economic Analysis and Business Strategy responds to the intention to integrate in a same doctoral program to researchers of the different areas of Economy and Business of the Faculties of Economic and Business Sciences of the Universities of Coruña, Santiago Compostela and Vigo, which carry out research of a quality that is contrasted by their publications in scientific journals of international prestige. [+]