Welcome to the Doctorate / Ph.D. Program in Law and Economics of Money and Finance at Goethe University


The Doctorate / Ph.D. Program in Law and Economics at Goethe-University which is funded by the foundation "Geld und Währung" began in fall 2009 and offers a profound academic training to highly qualified international postgraduates. Our program addresses graduates of both law and business schools. During an interdisciplinary course program, the students will be prompted to analyze and understand the complexities of financial intermediation and corporate finance as the cornerstone of monetary and financial stability. The program will enable our alumni as outstanding lawyers and economists to successfully apply for academic and non-academic international positions.

With the foundation of this interdisciplinary Doctorate / Ph.D. Program, Frankfurt University seeks to establish one of the leading institutions for the academic postgraduate education in Money and Finance in Europe. To achieve this aim, international visiting professors and researchers from top-ranked European and North American universities will extend the faculty's potential. Additionally, this program can resort to a variety of existing institutions and educational structures at Frankfurt University.

This website is supposed to give you as complete as possible a picture of our program, and to answer all your questions. If, however, after reviewing our site you still have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We now invite you to examine our site. Once you have discovered the innumerable advantages of our program, including its great topicality and flexibility, we are confident that you will discern that by opting for the Doctorate / Ph.D. Program in Law and Economics of Money and Finance at Goethe University you will make an excellent choice in furthering your education.

With warm wishes,

Prof. Dr. Brigitte Haar, LL.M. (Univ. Chicago)
(Program Director)