“Top-notch support, research readiness, lots of dedicated resources … the exceptional milieu for doctoral studies at HEC Montréal lets me achieve my full potential and look forward to a promising career with confidence!”
— Luc Desrousseaux, PhD student
Are you planning on an academic career in the field of accounting studies? Do your PhD in a milieu devoted to research, in a community of professors and researchers renowned for excellence.
Your PhD in short
Offered by HEC Montréal jointly with Concordia and McGill universities and the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). This partnership gives you access to resources (faculty and courses) rarely available elsewhere in the world.
Full-time program allowing you to complete your studies in 4 or 5 years.
Tuition fees waived and competitive funding for the first four years of your studies.
For a career in academia
100% Placement rate
of the 26 graduates from this doctoral program hold positions as professors at Canadian or foreign universities.
Varied research interests
Professors’ research interests cover financial accounting, management accounting, auditing and taxation. This includes the following themes:
Accounting manipulation and fraud
Careers and jobs for accountants
Diversity on boards of directors
Financial information and reporting
International accounting standards
Management control systems
Performance measurement systems in NPOs
Quality of financial and non-financial information
World-class research in accounting studies
HEC Montréal offers doctoral students in accounting studies an exceptional scientific milieu including two research chairs and a professorship.