36 months
Tuition fee
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Politecnico di Milano School of Management (SoM) is seeking candidates for PhD positions in Management Engineering.

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Program Overview

The PhD Program in Management Engineering (DRIG) at Politecnico di Milano is a full time (3 years) Program of study and research at the intersection of management, economics, and industrial engineering. SoM has a strong commitment to excellence in both teaching and research. 

The DRIG PhD trains candidates for high-level academic research. Moreover, when choosing to find a job in the private sector, DRIG PhD graduates achieve top positions, good salaries and, overall, they have high employment rates (95% employed). DRIG PhD candidates can personalize their study plan. While preparing their PhD thesis under the guidance of their supervisors, DRIG PhDs are encouraged to “think out of the box” and combine multiple theories and methods. The Program also includes courses, which teach students diverse methods and perspectives. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Survey and experimental research methodology
  • Innovation Management and Economics
  • Project Management (in Action)
  • Research Challenges in Global Value Chain

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In order to be admitted to the PhD programme, students must hold a University Master of Science degree (or equivalent). 
  • The most relevant background university studies are those in the fields of economics, management and industrial engineering. 
  • However, students who hold degrees in other technical and scientific disciplines or in social sciences may also be admitted to the programme.

Tuition Fee

  • Tuition fees for both EU and Non-EU students depend on the students family income.
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Living costs for Milano

850 - 1450 EUR /month
Living costs

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.

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