PHDSTUDIES

Top PhD Programs in Europe 2020

Many universities in Europe offer a highly distinguished PhD education from top-notch universities and highly qualified and professional faculty. There are many programs and universities across Europe that students can look into when considering a PhD in Europe.

For a PhD in Europe, program cost, time, and structure vary depending on the country and the specific university. Generally, it takes a minimum of 4 years to complete a PhD in Europe, and series of examinations are usually not required as they are for other countries, such as the United States. There are a range of options to meet the student’s needs, including options for distance learning for students that cannot commit to full-time education.

Europe is an exciting location for an education. There are so many culturally and intellectually stimulating places to study where students can get a truly international experience interacting with people from all over the globe. Take a look at the options below and find the PhD program in Europe you are looking for!

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PhD in Marketing Management

Unicaf University (MW)
PhD
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English
Campus
Online

The goal of the Ph.D. programme is to prepare the next generation of leading researchers. The Ph.D. is a programme of independent, self-directed academic research degree, supp ...

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Doctoral Programs

Silesian University of Technology - Joint Doctoral School
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4 years
English
Campus

The Joint Doctoral School offers interdisciplinary education covering a wide range of scientific disciplines (Topics of Ph.D. thesis ). Duration of a Ph.D. program is 4 years ...

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PhD in Physics of Condensed Matter and Quantum Technologies

Национальный исследовательский технологический университет МИСиС
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4 years
English
Campus

The program is designed for researchers who want to pursue their education in the field of theoretical and applied physics as well as other interdisciplinary natural and engin ...

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Executive PhD Program in Management

Management Center Innsbruck
PhD
Oct 2020
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Online & Campus Combined
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4 years
01 Jun 2020
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online

The "Executive PhD Program in Management" jointly offered by the University of Antwerp, the Antwerp Management School and the Management Center Innsbruck is a four-year, part- ...

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Doctoral Studies

University Oradea
PhD
Sep 2020
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3 years
English
Campus

The University of Oradea offers the opportunity to continue academic studies at the doctoral level in 18 fields, namely: Philology, Theology, Geography, History, Sociology, Me ...

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Quantitative Biosciences PhD program

Graduate School of Biosciences Munich
PhD
Mar 2020
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3 years
01 Aug 2020
English
Campus

QBM seeks to train a cohort of young scientists who, while firmly anchored in their home discipline, are well versed in multiple approaches and styles of thought. The goal is ...

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Self-Paced PhD in International Business Management

ISM - International School of Management
PhD
Sep 2020
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Online & Campus Combined
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4 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online

The ISM PhD in International Business Management prepares experienced and highly motivated business professionals to embark on careers of engaged instruction and original rese ...

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PhD in Photonics

Max Planck School of Photonics
PhD
Sep 2021
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3 years
15 Dec 2020
English
Campus

During the research phase, students focus on scientific research for their Ph.D. project which is conducted within a research group led and supervised by an MPSP-Fellow. Stude ...

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PhD Program in Materials, Mechatronics and Systems Engineering

University of Trento The Department of Industrial Engineering
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English
Campus

Materials Science and Engineering: Biomaterials and biomedical technologies, Coatings and surface treatments, Corrosion and wear, Experimental characterization and numerical m ...

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PhD in Architecture

University Of Ljubljana Faculty of Architecture
PhD
Oct 2020
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3 years
English
Campus

The doctoral study programme in Architecture lasts 3 years (6 semesters) and is comprised of a total of 180 ects–credits.

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International PhD in Molecular Medicine

University Vita-Salute San Raffaele
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3 years
English
Campus

The San Raffaele University, top-ranked among the research universities in Italy, offers a Ph.D. program aimed to provide excellent guidance, support, and training to graduate ...

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PhD in Entrepreneurship and Innovativeness

University of Osijek Faculty of Economics
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3 years
English
Croatian
Campus

Starting the international inter-university interdisciplinary postgraduate (doctoral) study ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATIVENESS was stimulated by the need for creation of comp ...

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International PhD in Food Engineering and Biotechnology

Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
PhD
Oct 2020
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3 years
English
Campus

The purpose of this International PhD programme is to train a new generation of globally renowned researchers to apply approaches of engineering and biotechnology to food proc ...

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PhD in Maritime Affairs

World Maritime University
PhD
Sep 2020
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3 years
English
Campus

The World Maritime University (WMU) was established by the UN’s International Maritime Organization in 1983 and is IMO’s apex institution for postgraduate education and resear ...

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PhD in Evolution of Ecosystems and their Protection

Matej Bel University
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4 years
English
Campus

The main focus of the program is understanding of the historical development of ecosystems before significant disturbances caused by human activities. The program accentuates ...

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