Application and Admission

Positions available for enrollment in the PhD in Economics

Academic year 2020/2021 cycle XXXVI 

Five Positions available for enrollment in the PhD program in Economics

A call (R.D. no. 38 of 13 March 2020) has now been published inviting students to apply for 5 scholarship position, commencing in September 2020.

The chosen students, for the five positions with scholarship, will benefit from a financial support package which includes a tuition waiver and a stipend of € 15,343.28 gross per year to cover living expenses for the duration of the four-year degree program.  These students will also have access to funding for research trips, in addition to a grant increment if they spend a visiting period at a prestigious international university.

Applications are due by 11 May 2020 at 16:00 (CEST), UTC + 2

Please before apply check the instructions and the FAQ.

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Requirements (please check the link to the full text of the call at the bottom of this page)

MANDATORY DOCUMENTATION

I) Proof of possession of a master’s degree
II) Curriculum vitae, indicating all the qualifications held
III) National ID card/passport
IV) List of publications together with the full texts of the publications or a self-declaration stating that no publications exist
V) Research Proposal
VI) GRE

Details of the mandatory documentation

I) Proof of possession of a master’s degree;

The award degree documentation is different depending on the Country where the degree is awarded; thus please note that:

Candidates with a qualification awarded in ITALY must submit:

  • certification/self-certification of the degree held setting out the exams undertaken, associated grade awarded and credits earned, the grade point average and the degree grade (for each degree if more than one degree is held).

Candidates with a qualification awarded in an EU country must submit the following:

  1. certification/self-certification of the degree held setting out the exams undertaken, the associated grade awarded and credits earned, the grade point average and the degree grade (for each degree if more than one degree held).
  2. degree parchment in its original language;
  3. diploma supplement and academic transcript of records in their original language;
  4. translation into Italian or English of the two documents indicated in the preceding points 1 and 2: the translations are not required if the documents in question are issued by the institution directly in English.

Candidates with a qualification awarded in a NON-EU country must submit the following:

A. degree parchment in its original language;
B. academic transcript of records in its original language;
C. translation into Italian or English of the two documents indicated in the preceding points A and B: the translations are not required if the documents in question are issued by the institution directly in English.

For qualifications awarded in a non-EU country the admitted candidates may submit a statement of comparability of the foreign qualification issued by the Information Centre on Academic Mobility and Equivalence (CIMEA) as an alternative to submission of the documents indicated in points A and B above. In that regard, the Statements of Comparability and Verification can be found at the following link: http://cis.cimea.it/en/ .

II) Curriculum vitae, indicating all the qualifications held
(for example, master’s degree, advanced courses, other PhDs, etc.), research undertaken, study and work periods either abroad or of international relevance, and certified knowledge of additional foreign languages other than English, if any;

III) National ID card/passport;

IV) List of publications in areas pertinent to the Doctoral Program, together with the full texts of the publications included in the said list, to be uploaded in pdf format onto the relevant section on the online platform. In the absence of publications, a self-declaration should be uploaded attesting to the same.

N.B.   It is nonetheless possible to apply for the Doctoral Program even in the absence of publications, by attaching a self-declaration stating that no publications exist.

V) Research Proposal, consistent with the educational goals and the topics of the Doctoral Program;

VI) GRE

OPTIONAL DOCUMENTATION:

I) Any other qualifications: for example, certification of knowledge of foreign languages other than English or certification of other qualifications held, indicating the marks obtained in the single exams if such marks were awarded. Such qualifications might include a master’s degree in a subject pertinent to the Doctoral Program, a European Doctorate, relevant experience at institutions and public bodies, etc.).

II) Relevant reference letter

III) Statement of purpose

It is recommended that files be uploaded in pdf format;

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