Ph.D. ECONOMICS AND FINANCE - UNIVERSITY OF ROME ‘TOR VERGATA’

Attendance

On-Campus

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Start Date

End Date

Program Duration

48 Months

Application Deadline

Expired

Type

Phd programs

Certifications & Titles

PhD in Eonomics and Finance

Study Options

Full Time

Funding Options

9 positions come with a full grant, which amounts to €16.243 per year. Total positions available: 9.

The Ph.D. program in Economics and Finance is a 4-year full-time program aiming at providing an advanced specialization in Economics, Finance and Econometrics to highly qualified and motivated students, whose goal is a successful career in academia or in institutions that require advanced financial, economic and statistical skills.

During the first-year students acquire a broad set of theoretical and methodological skills required in both economics and finance (mathematics and statistics, econometrics, microeconomics, macroeconomics, finance).

After choosing their field of specialization students to dedicate the second, third, and fourth year to research, and are expected to attend seminars held by internationally renowned internal and external faculty, as well as to present the progress of their research.

The program offers:

  • distinguished faculty: courses are taught by distinguished Italian and foreign professors of proven teaching and research experience;
  • lively intellectual atmosphere: the program emphasizes breadth and a critical mindset; cooperation and joint research with fellow students and Faculty members are strongly encouraged;
  • an international environment: the program enrolls highly qualified students from all over the world;
  • worldwide connections: students are encouraged to spend periods of research in leading universities and research institutions worldwide.

Our PhD graduates have a substantial record of publications in top scholarly journals, such as Econometrica, Review of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of Economic Theory, the Journal of Econometrics, the Economic Journal, the European Economic Review, the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, the Journal of Applied Econometrics and the Journal of Time Series Analysis.


Ph.D. students may choose from the following fields of specialization:

  • Development Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Economic Theory
  • Finance
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Industrial Organization
  • International Macroeconomics
  • Labor Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Political Economy
  • Public Economics

Analytical skills and a strong preparation in Mathematics are essential for a successful application.

Call for Application: A.Y 2022-2023

The Call for Application is now online. 
You can download the official call here (and here a brief resume in English). Specific details about the PhD program in Economics and Finance are available here


How to APPLY - Requirements

Applicants are required to register here their personal information and editing details about their previous studies, in order to receive the login data for the online application.

The requirement is the second level (M.Sc.) degree, to be achieved by the date of the PhD enrolment. Applicants with a non-EU M.Sc. degree will provide the Declaration of Value (or its request to the competent authority) within 6 months.

Only complete online applications will be evaluated by the Admissions Board. 


Required documents:

Applicants are required to register and fill in the online application form available here and edit the M.Sc. list of exams with grades, its graduation date and score, and upload all the required documents listed below (please note that they should all be prepared or translated into English):

  • Research Project
  • Two reference letters
  • Motivational Letter with Curriculum Vitae (resume)
  • English language proficiency certificate (IELTS/TOEFL/Cambridge C2 Proficiency/Cambridge C1 Advanced). No English language certificate is required from applicants who are English native speakers, and/or have been awarded a degree from a university program entirely taught in English and have written a thesis in English in such a program.
  • M.Sc. thesis (elective)
  • Publications (if any)
  • GRE and/or GMAT test score (if any)

After completing the online application form, Italian applicants are required to pay a fee of € 35,00. The fee can be paid just through the PagoPA system. Foreign applicants are required to pay the application fee only in case of admission to the Ph.D. program.

 

Deadline: July 14, 2022, at 2.00 pm

Interviews for selection: July 18-19, 2022, 9.00 am, at the School of Economics.

More Information

Posted on

Start Date

End Date

Program Duration

48 Months

Application Deadline

Expired

Type

Phd programs

Certifications & Titles

PhD in Eonomics and Finance

Study Options

Full Time

Funding Options

9 positions come with a full grant, which amounts to €16.243 per year. Total positions available: 9.

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