Prof. Isabel Lourenço
The Accounting PhD program is a full time 3-year program which offers its students highly advanced skills in accounting. It is targeted at students who wish to follow an academic career or a career in accounting.
This is a unique academic program that provides intensive training and advanced knowledge in accounting, providing a high capacity for research and excellent career prospects.
The ISCTE Business School’s Accounting PhD program offers you:
- Excellent career prospects. Graduated students successfully benefit from their skills and know-how acquired through the program.
- Contact with a faculty of international reputation. The Accounting Department is at the forefront of research in accounting, publishing in international journals and offering a cutting-edge knowledge in accounting based on a strong theoretical and practical framework that is shared in class.
- Participation in seminars. This program includes a series of seminars held regularly and where scientific papers on the state of the art in accounting are presented by lecturers from academic schools of international renown.
- Access to an extensive collection of databases, including the Warton Research Data Services, Compustat and Worldscope.
The PhD program in Accounting has a curriculum that comprises 180 credits divided as follows for three years:
|Case Studies in Accounting
|Empirical Research in Management Accounting
|Empirical Research in Financial Acounting
|Elective (1)||Econometrics/ Statistics and Data Analysis
|Research Project in Accounting||Accounting||Semestral||6
|PhD thesis in Accounting
The reputation of the faculty and their varied research interests provide students a unique opportunity to learn and interact with faculty of international talent. ISCTE Business School Accounting faculty has a remarkable history of research, publishing on a regular basis in scientific journals and having researchers working actively in accounting area development.