The Department of Economics at the University of Verona is offering three PNRR-funded PhD scholarships in Economics and Finance with duration of four years. The positions are constrained to the development of one of these topics:
- “Climate change, agriculture and conflicts: analysis and adaptation strategies” (ECO01)
- “Economic and tariff levers in the governance of urban waste management aimed at reducing residual waste” (ECO02)
- “Digital transformation to improve customer satisfaction of highly customized products” (ECO03)
We invite applications from outstanding graduates who hold or are expected to hold a master’s degree in Economics or related fields. To apply, visit
The deadline for application is July 8 2022.
The PhD Program in Economics and Finance of the University of Verona trains academic and professional figures able to autonomously carry out research in economics and finance at universities, research institutes, consulting firms, public and private companies. PhD graduates undertake job positions requiring critical and problem solving skills, in which to matter are the ability to identify a problem and analyze it using economic reasoning, manage and process data through a statistical approach, interpret the findings and communicate results and implications.
The four-year PhD Program in Economics and Finance consists of a course-work part and a research part. During the first part of the program, students attend advanced courses (both compulsory and elective). Students then develop an independent study and research agenda under the supervision of two department professors. The program is completed by the final thesis containing research contributions following high-quality international level. Our PhD Program also offers personal research funds, access to dedicated room and Department facilities, and financial support for study and research periods in foreign universities or institutions.
The University of Verona is among the top hundred world universities with less than 50 years in the rankings of the Times Higher Education. In the RepEc ranking, the Department of Economics ranks in the top 10% of the Italian distribution and in the top 25% of the world distribution of research departments and institutions in Economics.