HOW TO APPLY
The call for applications for the a.y. 2023/2024 is now open.
You can find it here: https://www.unimi.it/en/education/postgraduate-and-continuing-education-programmes/doctoral-programmes-phd/ay-2023/2024-economics.
The deadline for the application is: August 2nd, 2023.
Admission to the program is through competition. Two sholarships are available: one on any subject and one on "Global Value Chains and the green transition".
All positions are fully funded for a duration of three years.
We invite Expressions of Interest from outstanding graduates in the fields of Economics, Finance, Business or other social sciences who hold a Master’s degree or diploma, or expect to graduate by September 30th 2023 and have a strong interest in the field of Economics.
Candidates holding a second cycle degree (Laurea magistrale), an equivalent qualification, or a qualification equivalent to the level of studies (Master’s Degree) awarded by a foreign university, may apply to take part in the competition for admission to the doctoral research programme, as per the article above.
The suitability of the foreign academic qualification in terms of content is evaluated by the Examining Committee set up for admission to the doctoral programme, in compliance with the regulations in force in Italy and in the country in which the academic qualification was issued, and with the international treaties or agreements on the recognition of qualifications for the purpose of continuing studies.
Those without a second-cycle degree may also apply. Candidates without a Master's degree admitted to the PhD programme must obtain the required qualification by September 30th 2023.
APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION
APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION
Applications for admission must be submitted by no later than 2pm on 2 August 2023, following the procedures described below:
1. Register online on the University portal (https://registrazione.unimi.it/reg_utenti_esterni/ENG/registrazione/form.html).
This operation is not required of those alreadyregistered on the portal or in possession of University login credentials (final year students or those who graduated from the University of Milan less than a year ago);
2. Login and submit an application for admission to the Doctoral programme by accessing Admission services -Servizio di ammissione dottorati di ricerca (https://cas.unimi.it/ENG/login?service=http%3A//studente.unimi.it/ammissioni/a/dottorato/checkLogin.asp);
3. Pay the non-refundable fee of €50 covering selection costs, within the deadline for admissions.
The following documents (no larger than 10 MB) must be uploaded (as pdf .rtf or .jpg files) to complete the online admissions procedure:
A. Diploma Supplement or Bachelor's/Master's diploma (or equivalent qualification obtained in Italy or abroad), with transcript of records. Upcoming graduates are required to submit a certificate of enrolment in lieu of the diploma. The documents must be in Italian, English,French, German or Spanish. This document is not required of graduates/upcominggraduates of the University of Milan since it will be acquired internally;
B. CV describing any professional experience and other qualifications held by the applicant;
C. Research project (using Form 1 attached hereto);
D. Copy of passport (foreign applicants only);
E. List of publications (if any);
F. Annex A.
Non-EU candidates residing abroad are also required to submit an online application for preenrolment through Universitaly (https://www.universitaly.it/index.php/students/stranieri), in order to obtain a student visa.
The online application cannot be modified or supplemented with further documentation onceit has been confirmed.
Self-certification is accepted in the cases provided for and pursuant to current legislation.
Please note that the failure to provide even just one of the documents (from A to C) above, will result in the candidate being excluded from the competition.
Qualifications and scientific publications may be submitted in either Italian or English.
In addition to the above listed documentation, at the request of the Teaching Committee, as specified in the table, applicants must ask qualified referees who have been involved in their training to provide one letter of reference drafted according to Form 2 attached hereto, which the referees must email directly (as a .pdf file) to the address indicated in the doctoral programme description by the competition deadline. The reference letters will be looked at in conjunction with the candidate’s CV but will not be awarded any points.
Admission to the doctoral programme is through a public selection procedure that involves assessment of the CV and of the research project, possibly based on his/her second cycle degree dissertation, as well as an online interview. The research project, which must be described according to a standard format (Form 1 attached hereto), is relevant for the sole purposes of selection and does not constitute any obligation regarding the subsequent choice of doctoral thesis in the event that the candidate is admitted.The candidate’s CV and research project will be evaluated prior to the interview, and candidates will be able to see the result of the evaluation on the University portal.The doctoral programme admission exam is passed if the candidate obtains the minimum score of at least 70/100.
ADMISSION TO DOCTORAL PROGRAMME
ADMISSION TO DOCTORAL PROGRAMME
Applicants are admitted to the programme in accordance with the ranking order until the number of places available has been filled. The rankings of eligible applicants will be published online, on the days following the interviews, on the University website.