Application and Admission

Positions available for enrollment in the PhD in Economics

Academic year 2019/2020

The D.R. n. 234 of 19 December 2018 ordered the call for the comparative evaluation for admission to the XXXV cycle PhD courses, for the submission of applications to Economics PhD Program, cycle XXXV.

For the academic year 2019/2020, five positions are available. All positions are tuition free. The five positions come with a scholarship (gross € 15.343.28 per year).

The application for admission must be submitted on line by April 12, 2019 at at 16 (CEST), UTC + 2.

Please before apply check the Instructions and the FAQ.

PLEASE CONSIDER THAT

If you have a master degree awarded in italian Universities please

Apply now here

 

If you have a master degree awarded in EU and non-EU Universities please

Apply now here

Once the procedure for submitting the application has been completed, the candidate will receive by email a copy of the application as a proof of the accuracy and validity of the procedure.

Detailed information is contained in the call available in English and in Italian.

 

Application

Along with the application form students must provide:

MANDATORY DOCUMENTATION:

I) A proof of being in 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 sat and the associated grade awarded and credits earned, the grade point average and the degree grade (for each degree if more than one degree 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 sat and 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 candidates should click on 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 abroad or in any event 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 as well as the full text of the publications included in the said list, to be uploaded in pdf format into the online platform. In the absence of publications it can be uploaded a self-declaration attesting this lack.

N.B.   it is possible to apply for the Doctoral Program even in the absence of publications, attaching a self-declaration stating that you don’t have any publication.

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

VI) GRE;

VII)  Reference letter;

VIII)  Statement of Purpose.

OPTIONAL DOCUMENTATION:

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 (for example, a master’s degree in a subject pertinent to the Doctoral Program, European Doctorate, relevant experience at institutions and public bodies).

It is recommended that files be uploaded in pdf format;

IMPORTANT
in order to submit the reference letter the candidates have the following two options:
1) upload the reference letter as an attachment to their application via the online platform indicated in the call
2) make the letter sent by its signatory directly to dottorati@luiss.it

Documents