PhD Program in Management

Positions available for enrollment in the PhD in Management

Academic year 2019/2020

LUISS invites outstanding candidates to apply for the PhD Program in Management. The PhD is an intense and rigorous programme that equips student with the research skills to become world-leading experts in the chosen field of studies. Under the guidance of an internationally renowned faculty, students conduct independent field-based research in strategy and organization, innovation and entrepreneurship, marketing, accounting, corporate finance, and business ethics, responsibility and sustainability. The PhD is a 4-year full time programme. All classes are taught in English. Graduating students find placement primarily in the world of research, both academic and non-academic, as well as in large consulting organizations and firms.

LUISS offers up to seven fellowships to attend the PhD. Admitted students are offered a financial support package which includes a tuition waiver and a stipend of € 15,343.28 gross per year to cover living expenses during the 4 years of the degree. Additionally, students have access to funding for research trips as well as a grant increment if they spend a visiting period at a prestigious international university.

To apply for the LUISS PhD Program in Management, please visit the page: how to apply.

Applications are due by 12th April 2019 at 16 (CEST), UTC + 2

The PhD program is comprised of four years of full-time study. The first two years are dedicated to coursework, while the third and fourth years are dedicated to research and dissertation. Year 1 consists of disciplinary courses in management and research methods. Year 2 is dedicated to courses on a chosen field of specialization, concluding with the development of a research proposal. Years 3 and 4 are devoted to research and to dissertation preparation, culminating in the submission and defense of the thesis. To develop a program suited to their interests, students are encouraged to gain research experience by closely working with the LUISS faculty and to spend at least one semester at an internationally renowned research university.

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Program Duration

48 Months

Application Deadline


Phd programs

Study Options

Full Time

Funding Options

Financial support package which includes a tuition waiver & a stipend of € 15,343.28 gross per year to cover living expenses.


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