Application and Admission

Positions available for enrollment in the PhD in Economics

Academic year 2020/2021 cycle XXXVI 

DEFERRAL OF TERMS AND EXAMS 

There has been a deferment of the terms established by D.R. n. 38 of 13 March 2020, concerning the deadlines for the competition by way of comparative evaluation for admission to Doctoral Research Programs  – XXXVI cycle, published on the  G.U. IV special series – Competitions and Exams – n. 29 of 10 April 2020, for the presentation of applications for admission.

The deadlines for presenting applications have been deferred to 13 July 2020, at 16:00 (CEST), UTC+2.

As a consequence, the following deadlines have also been deferred:

  • deadline for the publication of the admission classification: by 21 September 2020
  • commencement of Programs: by October 2020

There is no change to the deadline for attainment of the necessary title for access to the Doctoral Programs, which remains as 31 July 2020.

With regard to the selection phases for admission, it has been decided that:

  • the Oral Exam for admission to the Doctoral Program in Economics will take place as outlined in Annex B attached to the decree.

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Five Positions available for enrollment in the PhD program in Economics.

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.

The deadlines for presenting applications have been deferred to 13 July 2020, at 16:00 (CEST), UTC+2 as indicated into call R.D. no. 68 of 30 April 2020.

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;

Documents

– (CALL AND ANNEX B – CURRENT VERSION) R.D. no. 68 of 30.04.2020 concerning the deferral of therms for the competition by way of comparative evaluation for admission to Doctoral Research Programs – XXXVI cycle

– (BANDO e ALLEGATO B – VERSIONE CORRENTE) D.R. n.68 del 30.04.2020 recante differimento dei termini per la valutazione comparativa per l’ammissione ai corsi di Dottorato di ricerca – XXXVI ciclo

– Instructions for completing the application for admission to the PhD programs 

– FAQ 

– (previous version) Call for applications PhD Programs cycle XXXVI 
– (precedente versione) Bando di concorso Corsi di Dottorato XXXVI ciclo 
– (previous version) ANNEX B – ECONOMICS 
– (precedente versione) ALLEGATO B – ECONOMICS