English Language Admissions Open for 2024 PKU Guanghua PhD Program

Admissions Open for 2024 PKU Guanghua PhD Program

Peking University Guanghua PhD program application for 2024 entry is now open!

Join us for our upcoming information sessions designed for prospective Guanghua PhD candidates for the 2024 intake. If you are keen to explore a career in academia, this event presents an ideal opportunity for you.


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During the event, you will have the opportunity to:

◆ Meet with our faculty and admissions team

◆ Network with some of our current PhD students

◆ Gain valuable insights into the research areas that align with your academic interests

Before the event, we recommend you take the following steps:

◆ Explore our website to familiarize yourself with the admissions process:

◆ Watch our pre-recorded videos that provide insights into our research areas:

About Guanghua PhD Program


Guanghua’s PhD Program aims to educate and develop outstanding scholars with a demonstrated capacity for conducting high-quality scientific research to advance the fields of economics and management. The Chinese practices in economic and social development and China’s unique institutional setting provide rich opportunities for aspiring academics to research on first-order issues in Economics and Management, and generate novel insights, ideas and knowledge. The full-time program can be completed entirely in English, including both required coursework and doctoral dissertations.

◆◆Who We Are Looking For

At Guanghua, we are looking for research-oriented and highly motivated candidates with the aptitude and ambition to thrive in our PhD Program. Competitive applicants should have intellectual curiosity, an outstanding academic record, strong references, a clear interest in pursuing an academic career at a university or a research-oriented institution.

◆◆Research Fields

Programs leading to the degree of Doctor of Economics:

National Economics*

Industrial Economics*



Programs leading to the degree of Doctor of Management Science:



Management Science and Information Systems

Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

Strategic Management and International Business

* Students majoring in National Economics and Industrial Economics can choose from a broad range of research areas, including Political Economics, Organizational Economics, Labor Economics, Urban Economics, Behavioral Economics, Macroeconomics, International and Monetary Economics, etc.


We have more than 110 full-time faculty whose cutting-edge and high-quality research are regularly published in top tier economics and management journals such as American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Management Science, Journal of Finance, Academic Management Journal, etc. They have played an important role in China’s policy making and regulation drafting, and they are strong advocates of China’s market-oriented reforms and innovative business practices. They are trusted partners of entrepreneurs, CEOs, and public figures; and their work has been recognized with top national research awards for making contributions to China’s development.


In recognition of admitted students’ academic excellence and potential, the Guanghua School of Management will be offering full merit-based scholarships to all students admitted to the program covering their costs at Peking University, including tuition fees, accommodation, and a living stipend. Supplemental scholarships providing additional support to particularly outstanding students are also available based on eligibility.

Conference grants and research activities funds are available at Guanghua to subsidize students attending academic conferences and undertaking research-related activities outside China, such as overseas academic exchange and visiting scholar programs.

◆◆ Career Prospects

Students that have successfully completed a PhD with Guanghua have moved on to teaching and research positions at some of the world’s leading universities — especially business schools — or at other academic or research-focused institutions across the globe.

◆◆ Research Master Program

       (Pre-doctoral Program)

Individuals who possess a Bachelor’s degree but do not possess a Master’s degree may seek admission to one of Guanghua’s PhD programs by applying to the Research Master (Pre-doctoral Program). The program is a prerequisite for undergraduates to apply for a PhD position at Peking University Guanghua School of Management.

◆◆ Application Timeline

Application Deadline for 2024 Intake:

February 28, 2024

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