PhD programme

Admission requirements

Please send by email to kira.facchinetti@unine.ch, the following documents, in a single pdf file and in this order :

  • Letter of motivation
  • Complete curriculum vitae
  • Copy of official grade transcripts, detailed and complete, for your undergraduate, graduate studies and a transcript for on-going studies
  • Copy of your university degrees
  • Two letters of reference
  • GRE or GMAT and TOEFL scores

Rules and regulations of the Faculty of Economics and Business require that the subject of your thesis be approved by the Faculty.

Placements since 2000

Year Name Current position Thesis title
2017 Widmer Severin

Senior - Capital Markets & Accounting Advisory Services at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Zurich

Three Essays on Capital Market Effects of Accounting Information
2016 Moraru-Arfire Andreea Assistant professor at ESSEC Paris, France Three Essays on Financial Analysts' Performance
2015 Guidotti Ivan DE Planification, Neuchâtel, Switzerland Three Essays on Portfolio Management
2014 Marami Ali Data Science advisor at R-Brain Inc., San Francisco, USA Firm Value and Risk Management in Credit Agreements
2013 Olivier Thérèse Schroder & Co Bank Ltd, Zurich, Switzerland Trois essais sur les Primes d'Acquisition
2012 Nagy Istvan Quantitative & Risk Analyst at Freemont Management, Lutry, Switzerland Hedge Fund Performance within the Current Legal and Instutional Settings
2010 Janunts Mesrop Quantitative analyst at Deutsche Bank, London, England Differences of Opinion and Stock Returns
2009 Frésard Laurent Assistant professor at University of Maryland, USA Three Essays on Corporate Cash Holdings
2007 Sonney Frédéric Hedge Fund Analyst at BCV, Lausanne, Switzerland Country versus Sector Influences And Financial Analysts' Specialization
2003 Jeanneret Pierre Head for Benchmark, Investment Performance & GIPS at Vontobel Asset Management, Zurich, Switzerland Seasoned Equity Offerings and their Impact on the Firm Value
2003 Bolliger Guido Co-head of the Quantitative Investment Solutions Group at Syz Asset Management, Geneva, Switzerland On the Properties of Financial Analyst Earnings Forecasts: Some New Evidence
2001 Bacmann Jean-François Head of Overlay Strategies at Man Investments, Pfäffikon, Switzerland Analyse d'évènement et dépendances temporelles des rentabilités boursières