The program is multidisciplinary in nature and features three tracks (curricula): Economics, Finance, and Accounting – linked by a common core.
The program comprises two year of structured course work followed by guided transition into research. Bocconi places high weight on advising, mentoring and supporting students throughout their studies, and especially in preparation for the international job market.
Our PhD classes benefit from the interaction among students from all over the world, with backgrounds not only in economics, finance and accounting, but also other quantitative disciplines such as engineering, mathematics, physics and statistics.
The PhD Economics and Finance course at Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi is designed to prepare and foster an academic career on the international job market. Recent placements include:
- University of Alicante
- Boston University
- University of Bristol
- Copenhagen Business School
- Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government
Applications can be submitted by candidates of any citizenship who:
- have completed or are completing their graduate studies and
- have at least a “proven” B2 (CEFR) level of competence in EnglishGraduate qualifications accepted:
- Italian degrees: second cycle (graduate) degrees
- non-Italian degrees of equivalent Italian standard recognized as such by the Admission Board
Living costs for Milano
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Due for update
Updated over a year ago
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