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PhD Programme
PhD in Economics at the University of Bologna

The Call for Admission to the PhD in Economics is open until 18th April 2014.

A challenging degree designed for selected students with a strong commitment to economics and a proven ability for inquisitive, independent work. The program aims at training a selected group of outstanding scholars for a career as economists in academic institutions or in research departments of corporations, public organizations, financial institutions and the government.

Students are encouraged to pursue a personalized curriculum, by choosing courses within a wide list of options under the close supervision of distinguished academic members who are at the cutting edge of world research in their fields. The learning opportunities involve General Courses, Topic Courses, Advanced Topic Courses as well as a wide range of courses on Tools and Methods that involve front lectures on theory and labs sessions on the use of software packages. The program also offers courses on how to organize research, give presentations in front of specialized audiences and write scientific articles.

Applications for 12 PhD positions for the academic year 2014-2015 are now open: the Deadline is 18th April 2014 at 13.00 (1 pm) CET.


University of Bologna, Department of Economics

The Department of Economics was established in 1983 as a consequence of the union between the institute of economics at the faculty of economics and the institute of economics at the faculty of political sciences. It is currently the largest department of economics in Italy and their members...

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