Ph.D. Programs | Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche

Ph.D. Programs

Applied Economics and Management (AEM)

The Department of Economics offers a Ph.D. in Applied Economics and Management (AEM) in collaboration with the University of Pavia (the administrative headquarter is located in Pavia). 

The Ph.D. program is entirely delivered in English, administered with the Department of Business, Economics, and Quantitative Methods, and agreed with the University of Pavia. 

The training objective aims to offer a wide range of instrumental and specialist skills in economics and management in all possible methods related to businesses and production sectors.


The PhD in Economics is a 4-years program that aims at training students with the most advanced and up-to-date skills in the field of economics, preparing them to independently perform innovative economic research.

The PhD Program is interdisciplinary and internationally oriented. The interdisciplinarity is guaranteed by the heterogeneity of the Department which includes economists from different fields, statisticians, mathematicians, and computer scientists. The PhD students will benefit from the numerous long-term international collaborations of various members of the Department, offering doctoral students the opportunity to spend the prescribed visiting period of no less than 6 months at prestigious foreign universities and research centers.