Italy : PhD in Economics and Finance

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Scholarship Description:

Italy : PhD in Economics and Finance is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

The PhD in Economics and Finance is designed for highly qualified and
motivated international students who wish to acquire first rate
research skills. A Bocconi PhD creates openings in the world of
research, both academic and non-academic, in international
organizations, central banks, government agencies and primary firms.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The program is divided into two curricula:
Economics and Finance; curriculum has to be selected in the
application phase. By its nature, the program is multidisciplinary and
students choose from a wide range of electives. Dedicated mentorship
and support are offered to students throughout their time at Bocconi.

Our first-year students acquire a broad set of theoretical and
methodological skills required in both economics and finance
(mathematics, statistics, econometrics, microeconomics) , as well as in
their curriculum (macroeconomics for Economics, asset pricing and
corporate finance for Finance).

In the second year, students choose their field of specialization
within their curriculum (e.g. asset pricing, accounting, banking,
corporate finance, development economics, econometrics, economic
history, microeconomic theory, industrial dynamics and organization,
international economics, macroeconomics, political economics, and
public economics).

The third and fourth years are entirely dedicated to research,
including attendance at regular seminars held by internationally
renowned internal and external faculty.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should hold or be on their way to hold a
Graduate Degree or equivalent. A B2 (CEFR) competence level of English
or above is required to be admitted to the PhD program. See
http://www.unibocco hd ("documentation" web area) for
the list of accepted qualifying certifications.

At the first step, up to 10 PhD fellowships (which cover four years of
study) are available for the PhD in Economics and Finance. Afterwards,
other positions (with or without fellowship) can be allocated
according to merit (see the full official call published on the
website http://www.unibocco hd for all information) .

For more detailed information about our program please visit the
website: http://www.unibocco csfinance

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply for our PhD program you have to use
our Online Application System. Applications are due by: February 1st,

For your application you will need the following documentation:
1. Completed on-line application form
2. Full CV
3. Documents regarding Undergraduate and Graduate degrees with full
list of exams with grades
4. For candidates who have not yet finished their Graduate program, a
document of enrolment with full list of course exams, exams taken and
grades achieved
5. A B2 (CEFR) competence level of English or above
6. Certificate of results for the GRE (Graduate Records of
Examination) or GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) test
7. Two or one reference letters prepared by people who have direct
knowledge of you either as a student or as a colleague
8. Maximum 5 other supporting documents you feel important to be
evaluated (e.g. publications, additional language certificates, etc.)
9. Statement of purpose

Please consult our website for complete details about our application
procedure: http://www.unibocco hd

FURTHER INFORMATION: For more information, please feel free to contact
our Program Assistant at [email protected] it

Application Deadline : 1 February 2013

Degree Level:

Italy : PhD in Economics and Finance is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.


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