The Department of Economics and Management (DEM) of the University of Padova is looking for outstanding candidates for its PhD Program in Economics and Management.
We offer four-year scholarships, for both curricula.
If you missed our online PhD open day, the presentation of our program is available here.
Our Research Community
DEM is a center of excellence in applied economics, accounting, economic theory and management and it is part of one of the world oldest higher education institutions, the University of Padova, located in Italy's North-East.
DEM is one of the leading research institutions in Italy for economics and business, nominated “Departments of Excellence for research” in 2018 by the Italian Ministry of University and Research. The last national research assessment that covered the period 2011-2014 ranked the University of Padova first in the scientific area including economics, business science and statistics.
The DEM offers a stimulating learning and research environment to students from around the world. Its international Ph.D. program has a long tradition of quality and success and complements the department's offer of bachelor and master degrees.
For more information, please visit: http://www.economia.unipd.it/
Our Doctoral Programme
The PhD program is composed of two distinct curricula, Economics and Management. Both curricula consist of rigorous coursework during the first year, and supervised research on the PhD thesis from the second to the fourth year. The coursework of the first year is specific to each curriculum and divided in three terms.
For more details, please visit https://economia.unipd.it/en/courses/home-courses/phd.
The official application period for the academic year 2021/2022 is between Wednesday, 7 April 2021 and Wednesday, 12 May 2021.
The program is open to students from all countries who hold a Master degree or equivalent in economics, business sciences, statistics, mathematics or engineering. Students who are going to graduate until Thursday, 30 September 2021 may apply as well.
To apply candidates are invited to submit:
- curriculum vitae
- a research proposal
- all degree certificates
- all official transcripts
- proof of English competence (for instance TOEFL, IELTS test scores)
- two letters of recommendation
- scientific publications (if any)
- a short summary of their Master thesis (max 4 pages)
- GRE general test is not required but warmly recommended.
Detailed information on the application procedure can be found here:
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